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The Monastery Rujno

The Monastery Rujno
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Monastery Rujno is very beautiful building and religious temple, situated above the Lake Vrutci, on the part of the bank that belongs to the area of village Bioska, 15 km from Užice. Monastery is pride and joy of this region and modern heir of the original medieval monastery with the same name.

  

During the Turkish occupation in this medieval monastery was printed the first book known as Rujan Four Gospels, only 48 years after Guttenberg. Two issues of this Gospels were preserved: one incomplete is situated in the library of Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, and the other complete in the State library in Russian Sankt Petersburg.

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