Bohdan Khmelnytskyi's letter to tsar Alexis
Ivan Mazepa's quote written in skoropys on a 10 hryvnia banknote

Ukrainian skoropys (Ukrainian: український скоропис) or Cossack skoropys (Ukrainian: козацький скоропис) is a type of Cyrillic calligraphic handwriting that was widely used in Zaporozhian Cossack documents (in particular of the Cossack Hetmanate) in the 16th to 18th centuries.[1] "Skoropys" means "fast-writing style" in Ukrainian.[2]

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