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SOURCE:    Historical, Philosophical, Political and Law Sciences, Culturology and Study of Art.
Issues of Theory and Practice
. Tambov: Gramota, 2012. № 12. Part 3. P. 195-198.
SCIENTIFIC AREA:    Culturology
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Fedorovskaya Natal'ya Aleksandrovna
Far-Eastern Federal University

Abstract. The author reveals the features of Christian numerical symbolism use in "Epistle about Paradise" by Novgorod archbishop Vasilii Kalika, shows the purposeful and conscious use of numbers one, two and three, which sacred meaning is manifested both at semantic and structural levels, and tells that the symbolic meaning of numbers reveals the subtext of "Epistle" theme, devoted to the question of earth and mental paradise existence.
Key words and phrases: Василий Калика, "Послание о рае", числовая символика, христианская символика, стуктурно-семиотический анализ, риторика, структурно-лингвистический анализ, Vasilii Kalika, "Epistle about Paradise", numerical symbolism, Christian symbolism, structural-semiotic analysis, rhetoric, structural-linguistic analysis
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