Newsletter # 31 (882) September 11, 2020
On September18, 2020 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the souvenir sheet "Aphanasiy of Brest" of the series "Outstanding personalities of Belarus".
A series continuation. Beginning No. 957. Design: Yelena Medved. Print process: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforations: frame 12. Stamp size: 40х56 mm. Souvenir sheet size: 89х67 mm. Print quantity: 12.000 souvenir sheets.
Printer: Unitary Enterprise "Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T. Nepogodin".
Souvenir sheet No. 147
Aphanasiy of Brest
Elements of protection
Aphanasiy of Brest was a Belarusian public leader, political and church leader, writer and publicist. He became hegumen of the St. Simeon Monastery in Brest.
Aphanasiy of Brest was the author of "Diariush". It is one of the first literary works of the autobiographical genre and the only polemical autobiography in Belarusian literature.
Aphanasiy of Brest is considered one of the last representatives of the orthodox trend in the polemical literature of that time, whose works contain interesting information about the contemporary author of the church history of the Belarusian lands.
The project was prepared with the assistance of the National Library of Belarus and the Brest Diocese of the Belarusian Orthodox Church.
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC designed by Ye.Medved.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out on the souvenir sheet issuing day at the post office No.10 of Brest.