Pamva Berynda

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Berynda, Pamva


Born between 1550 and 1579; died July 13 (23), 1632, in Kiev. Ukrainian lexicographer, poet, and translator.

Berynda was an active member of the L’vov Brotherhood and a publisher. In 1616 he began to work in the printing shop of the Kievo-Pecherskii monastery. He wrote a dictionary, Slavo-Russian Lexicon (1627), and verses with panegyric and ecclesiastical content.


Ukraïns’ki pys’mennyky: Biobibliografichnii slovnyk, vol. 1. Kiev, 1960.
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