Half century of Hierarchal Ministry of Bishop Lavrentije marked

Church of Serbia - August 2017 More Pics The festivity began with a Vigil and a solemn academy. Promotion of a monograph  “Lavrentije – the feast day of silent light”. The exhibition about life and works of the celebrant. The bells of the Cathedral church in Sabac on 29 July 2017 marked exactly at 17.30 arrival of His Holiness Irinej, ...

ANCIENT GEORGIAN GOSPEL COULD BE ADDED TO UNESCO HERITAGE LIST

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Pravoslavie.ru - 12/2/17 An ancient Georgian Gospel manuscript could be added to a UNESCO heritage list after Georgian National Archives specialists made the amazing discovery of more ancient layers of text underneath that presently visible. It turns out the text is a palimpsest, meaning each line of Scripture was erased and retraced in newer layers. The oldest ...

Extremists Destroy Priceless Artifacts In Iraq And Syria

Bas-relief inscriptions at the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad.

http://www.messagetoeagle.com - 25/9/14 For more than 5,000 years, numerous civilizations have left their mark on upper Mesopotamia - from Assyrians and Akkadians to Babylonians and Romans. Their ancient, buried cities, palaces and temples packed with monumental art are scattered across what is now northern Iraq and eastern Syria. Now much of that archaeological wealth is under the control ...

Stefan Nemanja – Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher (1113-2013)

14/1/14 At the National Museum in Belgrade on January 11th, 2014 the solemn academy on the occasion of the nine centuries of the birth of Stefan Nemanja began with the hymn Lord, Give Us Justice and the prayer Our Father. An author of the program entitled  “The Vertical of Victory” on the occasion of the nine centuries ...

The National Museum: Constantine the Great and the Edict of Milan 313

3/7/13 One of central events which marks seventeen centuries since the official recognition of the Christianity is the exposition “Constantine the Great and the Edic of Milan 313. The birth of Christianity in Roman provinces in the territory of Serbia”, which was opened on July 2nd at the National Museum in Belgrade. More than 180 artifacts are ...

Kosovo and Metohia, endowments and gifts

22/2/13 The exhibition ‘Kosovo and Metohia – Endowments and Gifts’ is opened at the Gallery of Frescoes. It represents а collection of the National Museum in Belgrade The aim of this well-organized exhibition was to present the public in more direct way the Serbian national heritage in Kosovo and Metohia,  a source of spiritual, cultural, economic and ...

Sofia Hosts 22nd International Byzantine Studies Congress

2011-08-22 SOFIA, August 22. (BTA). Some 1,200 scholars from 46 countries will take part in the 22nd International Congress of Byzantine Studies opening in Sofia Monday. The main theme of the congress, Byzantium without Borders, aims at exploring the role of this great empire in the medieval world and its undiminished contemporary significance, the President of ...

The first ever locally-curated exhibition on Coptic art opens to the Public

Nevine El-Aref 7/12/2010 The first ever locally-curated exhibition on Coptic art opened to the Public on Wednesday At Al-Amir Taz palace in Al-Khalifa area, culture minister Farouk Hosny and Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) are organizing a press conference on Wednesday to announce the opening of the Coptic Art Revealed exhibition. The ...