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The clergy of the Sukhum Cathedral (1965)

The clergy of the Sukhum Cathedral, 1965 Sitting from left to right: 1) Hieromonk Raphael (Karelin); 2) Archpriest Maxim Kontsevich; 3) Archpriest Nikolay Magaldadze; 4) Bishop Roman of Sukhum-Abkhazia (Petriashvili); 5) Hegumen Philagrius (Kaminsky); 6) Priest Alexander…

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Graduate Nazariy Kiut at the graduation ceremony of the Moscow Theological Seminary (1992)

Graduate Nazariy Kiut at the graduation ceremony of the Moscow Theological Seminary (now Hieromonk Ignatius).
Photo 24 × 17 cm, black and white.
In the photo, graduate Nazariy Kiut (now Hieromonk…

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Prayer of St. Ephrem the Syrian in the Abkhazian language

Ацқьа Ефрем Сир иныҳәаԥхьыӡ

Сыҧсҭазаара Зымпыҵаку, с-Аҳ Ду! Усда атәареи, агәаҭеиреи, амчра абзиабареи, баша ацәажәареи рыҧсы сылаумҵан сара. (Ҳалахь-ҳаџьымшь ӡатәны,…

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Troparion and Kontakion devoted to the great martyr Theodore Tyron in the Abkhazian language

Ацқьа ааӡаб ду Ҭео́дор (иркьаҿ. Аиҭа́р) итропа́рион (аушьҭыгатә), 2-тәи абжьы

хаҵара́ алшарақәа дуӡӡоуп! / Амца қьоуқьад дахьалоу, / иԥсыршьагоу аӡы дҭоушәа, / дгәырӷьон ацқьа ааӡаб…

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Troparion and irmos of the 1st song of the canon of the Nativity of Christ in the Abkhazian language

Қьырса Иира аушьҭыгатә тропа́рион , 4-тәи абжьы

Уара Уира, Қьырса ҳ-Анцәа, / адунеи дырра лашараны иазкаԥхеит, / избанзар уи ала аиаҵәақәа рымаҵ зуаз /…

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Troparion devoted to St. Apostle Simon the Canaanite in the Abkhazian language

Ацқьа цҳаражәҳәаҩ Симон Кананит итропа́рион (аушьҭыгатә), 4-тәи абжьы

Убзарӡы ҳҳәоит, / дунеи гәнаҳа зегьы згәыҵакны аџьар ианыԥсылаз, / ԥсрала аԥсра аԥызхыз, / Зхьышьаргәыҵа ҳакәыхшоу, Иаса Қьырса,…

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Ruins of the lower church in Anakopya fortress

Located on the slope of the Anakopya Mountain between the walls of the citadel and the 2nd defensive wall of the Anakopya Fortress, it was investigated by famous Abkhazian archaeologist Mikhail Trapsh in 1957-1958.

This is a small…

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The ruins of two medieval churches in the village of Bzhylua, Ankhua, Gudauta district


Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). Temple on Mount Aquy (Ақәи-ныха) in the village of Ankhua

THE TEMPLE ON THE MOUNTAIN OF AQUY (АҚӘИ-НЫХА) IN ANKHUA VILLAGE

 Location

Mount Aquy (abh. Ақәи/Ақәҩы, later named Mount Athos) and the village with the same name Aquy are…

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Порядок совершения молений св. Георгию и св. Евстафию согласно традиции абхазского народного христианства

Вашему вниманию впервые предлагается текст описания и порядка последования молений святому Георгрию Победоносцу и святому Евстафию Апсильскому согласно абхазской народной христианской традиции. 

К сожалению, до сегодняшнего дня традиционные…

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Aquy-nykha


On 24 September, 2018, an expedition consisting of Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar), Ruslan Pandaria, Alkhas Argun and Mark Trapsh visited the top of Mount Aquy (Mount Athos), located at an…

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Skete of St. John the Baptist in Ankhua (1905)

Skete of St. John the Baptist is located in the center of the village of Ankhua (Gudauta district, Abkhazia), 7 km. from New Athos. During the medieval Abkhazian kingdom the village of Ankhua was part of the…

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