monasteries

September 25, 2014 (Source: Lenta.ru)

Archaeologists excavating a site around the oldest monastery, St. George’s, in Novgorod, have discovered fragments of frescoes. The monastery is often referred to as “Yuriev Monastery“. According to Lenta.ru, the Russian Institute of Archaeology has conduced the excavations. A cathedral was raised near the monastery in the 12th century; archaeologists believe the fragments are associate with the ancient structure.

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September 25, 2014

Fresco Fragments Discovered as St. George’s Monastery, Russia

September 25, 2014 (Source: Lenta.ru) Archaeologists excavating a site around the oldest monastery, St. George’s, in Novgorod, have discovered fragments of frescoes. The monastery is often […]
September 22, 2014

Letter from Esphigmenou Monastery to Greek Government

September 22, 2014 (Source: http://esfigmenou.blogspot.com) Originally reported on Sept. 16 Holy Monastery of Esphigmenou Athos September 16, 2014 Your Excellency, Mr. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras Today, […]
September 20, 2014

Byzantine Monastery Unearthed in Israel

September 20, 2014 (Source: http://www.archaeology.org/news) Originally reported on Sept. 19 JERUSALEM—A walled compound dating to the Byzantine period has been discovered west of Jerusalem, in the […]