ST. TAMAR’S CHURCH UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN ADYGEA CELEBRATES ITS PATRONAL FEAST

29/4/15 Construction of the Church in honor of the Holy Right-Believing Queen Tamara of Georgia (+ 1207, feast: May 14 and the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women) has begun in Maikop. Maikop is the capital of Adygea—an autonomous republic in the Northwest Caucasus in Southwestern Russia, with a largely Muslim population. While the church walls are currently ...

Lamenting Jerusalem: The Armenian Quarter In The Old City

BY TAMAR BOYADJIAN - 30/3/13 For the last two millennia, Jerusalem has been represented as a space of desire – a place that has been perennially occupied and lost, and an area of which the borders are contested until today. Jerusalem – as both a spiritual and secular space – has over the years attracted the ...