The Greek monasteries of Sozopolis XIV-XVII centuries by Lampros KamperideМ„s

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  • Sozopol (Bulgaria),
  • Bulgaria,
  • Sozopol


  • Orthodoxos Ekklēsia tēs Hellados -- Bulgaria -- Sozopol -- History -- Sources,
  • Monasteries, Orthodox Eastern -- Bulgaria -- Sozopol -- History -- Sources,
  • Sozopol (Bulgaria) -- Religious and ecclessiastical institutions

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StatementLambros Kamperidis.
SeriesInstitute for Balkan Studies ;, 242, Hidryma Meletōn Chersonēsou tou Haimou (Series) ;, 242.
LC ClassificationsBX385.S68 K36 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1138595M
LC Control Number94106824

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Get this from a library. The Greek monasteries of Sozopolis, XIV-XVII centuries. [Lambros Kamperidis]. Dramatically sited monasteries, built on cliff-tops or hidden in remote valleys, are one of the most characteristic sights of rural Greece.

Around two hundred, some small, others more like fortified hill towns, lie scattered across the country, from the central Peloponnese to the narrow peninsulas of southern Macedonia, from the heights of Thessaly to the remotest Greek book.

Greek Monastery Cookery was written for adherents of the Greek Orthodox faith - specifically for monastic communities - so they can follow the appropriate diet at the appropriate time of year, with Reviews: Apollonia Pontica (the first name of Sozopol) is one of the few unique towns in the world, where romance has been alive for more than a millennia.

Sozopol hosts traces of Thracians, Romans and Greeks. These locations are wonderfully dramatic and treacherous, but the Greek Orthodox Church one-ups them all with Meteora, a collection of monasteries perched on rock pillars feet. The bookstore is more than just books and icons, but also sells videos, music, jewelry, crosses, wedding and baptism products, vigil lamps, incense, prayer ropes, cards, needlepoint, monastery virtual tour.

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The area along the flow of Ropotamo river was declared a reserve in It is known for its virgin nature, its variegated relief, cliff beaches, large sand strip, sand dunes, longose forests and swamps near the sea.

The rriver is named after the Greek goddess Ro (Ro in Greek. The Great Meteoron, also known as the Holy Monastery of the Metamorfossis (Transfiguration of Christ), is a male monastery and is the oldest and largest of all the monasteries of Meteora.

It is built. A full guide to the monasteries of Meteora Greece. This post is also available in: French. When you visit Greece there is one place you shouldn’t miss, the monasteries of Meteora. Situated in the prefecture of Thessaly in Central Greece, Meteora is a place of unique beauty. It is also one of the most important religious complexes in Greece.

The largest and most popular monasteries (Great Meteoron and Varlaam) fill up quickly with busloads of tourists, so its best to start your day early.

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The monastery ranks third in the Athonite hierarchy of 20 sovereign monasteries. The monastery library contains 2, manuscripts, 15 liturgical scrolls, books in Georgian, Greek. The Nay, Sweet and Serene (in Greek), a study of Alexandros Papadiamandis and the meeting of his Orthodox Christian world with that of Islam; From Bret Harte to Papadiamandis (in Greek), a study of Papadiamandis’s translations of Bret Harte’s short stories; The Monasteries of Sozopolis.

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It is literally hanging on the cliff side m above the sea. The monastery was. However, the prosperity of Meteora during that time started to fade away after the 17th century mainly due to the raids of thieves and conquerors. These caused many monasteries to be abandoned or destructed.

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Previously a remote area, the construction of a highway in the early 's made the monasteries accessible to pilgrims and tourists. This influx of visitors, however, has discouraged new monks from joining the monasteries and compelled others to move to Mt. Athos in search of solitude and privacy.

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