Italian holy pictures in the travel notes of Vasyl Grygorovych-Barsky

Petro Bilous, PhD, DSc, ProfTit
Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University (Ukraine)
ORCID: 0000-0001-7487-6230

Volume 4/2017

Publication type: research article

DOI: 10.32612/uw.23535644.2017.pp.95-100

Pages: 95-100

Publication language: Ukrainian


The article is about ukrainian traveler Basyl Grygorovych-Barsky (1701–1747), who visited many countries of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, in particular, visited many cities of Italy, what was left colorful notes. Italian icons (landscapes, descriptions of cities, customs, stories about local miracles) characterized by thoroughness and attention to detail, curiosity and desire to talk about the country is available, interested and emotionally. This, together with complicated syntactic constructions made the unique baroque style of the prose permission crossing traveler and writer.

Key words: ukrainian traveler, travelogue, Italian icons, landscape, miracle, baroque