Izmarahd (Emerald). An anthology of about 150 homilies compiled in the 14th century by authors such as Saint John Chrysostom, Saint Basil the Great, Saint Gregory I, Saint Theodosius of the Caves, and Saint Cyril of Turiv. Fragments of this anthology were published by Volodymyr Peretts (1929); the language was studied by Peretts and O. Trebin (1910).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1989).]