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semanterion calling for prayer

orthodox nun Monastery greek: σήμαντρον or semanterion σημαντήριον, also called xylon ξύλον, romanian: toaca; russian: било, bilo; bulgarian and macedonian: клепало, klepalo, is a percussion instrument used in monasteries to summon monks / nuns to call Christians to prayer. Its use flourished in Greece and on Mount Athos before spreading among Eastern Orthodox in what are now Bulgaria, Romania, (russian) Moldova, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia. It both predates and substitutes for…

[EN] Children at Moldovita Monastery on Easter Day! (c)foto: Iulia Nicoleta Onescu Easter, Couple Photos, Couples, Children, Romania, Couple Pics, Kids, Easter Activities, Couple Photography

[EN] Children at Moldovita Monastery on Easter Day! (c)foto: Iulia Nicoleta Onescu

“Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter in Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem (L) and at a monastery in Romania” Orthodox Christianity, France, Christians, Romania, Meditation, Easter, Twitter, Concert, Celebrities

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“Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter in Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem (L) and at a monastery in Romania”

Romania * Easter 2014 * Candles burn next to the skulls of dead clerics that served at the monastery before the Easter religious service at the Pasarea Monastery ou. Easter 2014, Easter Religious, Burning Candle, Romania, Skulls, Photo Galleries, Candles, World, Gallery

Photo gallery: Celebrating Easter across the world

Millions of Christians around the world are celebrating Easter this Sunday, commemorating the day when according to Christian tradition Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem two millennia ago. Here's...

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Bucovina (Bukovina)

Bucovina - historic region from Northern Romania; it was part of the historic principality of Moldavia until the Austrians annexed it in the XVIII century (when it was renamed "Bukovina"). Prince of Moldavia Grigore III opposed the annexation and was soon assassinated following a secret deal between Austrians and Ottomans. His funeral stone says: "Branch of the famous…

Moldavia Monastery in Romania Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Places, Romania Travel, Sacred Architecture, Temple, Place Of Worship, Eastern Europe, World Heritage Sites, Places To See

Moldovita Monastery, Romania(Romanian: Mânăstirea Moldovița) is a Romanian Orthodox monastery situated in the commune of Vatra Moldoviței, Suceava County, Moldavia, Romania. It was built in 1532 by Petru Rareș to function as a protective barrier against the Muslim Ottoman conquerors from the East. Moldovița's frescoes were painted by Toma of Suceava in 1537. UNESCO World Heritage #romania #monastery #spiritual #unesco

Stavropoleos Monastery after Easter, Bucharest - Romania Monuments, Bulgaria, Milan Kundera, Church Architecture, Renaissance Architecture, Little Paris, To Infinity And Beyond, Place Of Worship, Beautiful Buildings

Stavropoleos Monastery after Easter, Bucharest

The church was built in 1724, during the reign of Nicolae Mavrocordat (Prince of Wallachia, 1719-1730), by archimandrite Ioanichie Stratonikeas. Within the precinct of his inn, Ioanichie built the church, and a monastery which was economically sustained with the incomes from the inn (a relatively common situation in those times). In 1726 abbot Ioanichie was elected metropolitan of Stavropole and exarch of Caria. Since then the monastery he built is named Stavropoleos, after the name of the…

Voronet monastery in the winter, Romania www. Sistine Chapel, Church Architecture, World Religions, Chapelle, Place Of Worship, Eastern Europe, Historical Sites, World Heritage Sites, Beautiful Places

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Voroneţ is a monastery in Romania, located in the town of Gura Humorului, Moldavia. It is one of the famous painted monasteries from southern Bukovina, now in Suceava County. Between May and September 1488, Stephen III of Moldavia (known as "Stephen the Great") built the Voroneţ Monastery to commemorate the victory at Battle of Vaslui. Often known as the "Sistine Chapel of the East", the frescoes at Voroneţ feature an intense shade of blue known in Romania as "Voroneţ blue". The exterior…

Moldovita Monastery- a Romanian Orthodox monastery situated in the commune of Vatra Moldoviței, Suceava County, Moldavia, Romania. UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bulgaria, Transylvania Romania, Romania Travel, Place Of Worship, Eastern Europe, World Heritage Sites, Places To See, Travel Inspiration, Macedonia

Moldovita Monastery

Moldovita Monastery, Romania(Romanian: Mânăstirea Moldovița) is a Romanian Orthodox monastery situated in the commune of Vatra Moldoviței, Suceava County, Moldavia, Romania. It was built in 1532 by Petru Rareș to function as a protective barrier against the Muslim Ottoman conquerors from the East. Moldovița's frescoes were painted by Toma of Suceava in 1537. UNESCO World Heritage #romania #unesco #monastery #spiritual #traditions

Romania Travel: Bucharest, Transylvania, the Black Sea and Much Visit Romania, Romania Travel, Bucharest Romania, Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Wonders Of The World, Places To See, Beautiful Places, Macedonia

Romania Travel: Bucharest, Transylvania, the Black Sea and Much More

The medieval painted monastery of Voronet, Unesco Heritage, Bucovina www.romaniasfriends.com / Sejours/ The peace and beauty of Bucovina

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Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin Thesis: A Contactful Life: The Peasants of Maramures, Romania

Easter Sunday, Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin Thesis: A Contactful Life: The Peasants of Maramures, Romania

Savory Cheese Pie (Placinta Cu Branza) - Ricotta cheese, feta cheese and seasonings wrapped in puff pastry and baked until golden. Cheese Pie Recipe, Cheese Pies, Greek Cheese Pie, Cheese Pastry, Cheese Bread, Pastry Cake, Goat Cheese, Milk Recipes, Greek Recipes

Savory Cheese Pie (Placinta cu Branza) - Jo Cooks

This delicious savory cheese pie is truly a treat. A must try! Super simple to make with puff pastry.