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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). Results of the first year of teaching at ASU

  In September 2020, I was invited as a lecturer of the ancient Greek language on the Department of History, Archeology and Ethnology of Abkhazia at the Faculty of History of the Abkhazian State University (ASU). I delivered lectures on the course of “Ancient Greek for Historians” for master’s degree students of the Faculty of History of ASU. The main goal of the course is to give master’s degree students,

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). Some historical facts of the relationship between Abkhazia and the Antiochian Patriarchate

  On 18 May 2021, in Damascus, Patriarch John X of Antioch received the President of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania. This event caused another “hysteria” among the Georgian church leaders. They don’t want to agree with the fact that Abkhazians can keep relations with other states, Churches, cultures, etc. by themselves. I don’t understand why this should be resisted? What’s wrong with that? In order to “calm down” the anger of

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). Memorial plaque with a Greek inscription of 1818 in the Lykhny church (new interpretation)

A memorial plaque with an inscription in Greek has been preserved in the Orthodox Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God in the village of Lykhny, located next to the palace of the sovereign princes of Abkhazia. It is located in the middle of the church (in front of the central ambon) at the level of the floor of the church. The inscription on this plaque also mentions

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Dorotheos (Dbar), archimandrite. The place of death and burial of St. John Chrysostom: Abkhazian Comana or Pontic Comana?

  Dorotheos (Dbar), archimandrite. The place of death and burial of St. John Chrysostom: Abkhazian Comana or Pontic Comana?// Vestnik of the Academy of Sciences of Abkhazia (Series: Humanities), 10 (2020) Dorotheos (Dbar), archimandrite. The place of death and burial of St. John Chrysostom: Abkhazian Comana or Pontic Comana? from anyhaorg

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Дараҭ (Дбар), архимандрит. Аԥсуа икультура ажәытә ҷыдарақәак

Sorry, this entry is only available in Russian. Архимандрит Дараҭ (Дбар), аҭеологиа адоктор, Дырмит Гәлиа ихьӡ зху Аԥсуаҭҵааратә институт аҭоурыхтә ҟәша аҭҵаарадырратә усзуҩы еиҳабы    Аԥсуа икультура ажәытә ҷыдарақәак Ишдыру еиԥш, ажәа «акультура» ахьынтәаауа алатин ажәа «cultura» аҟнытә ауп. Ари атермин ахархәара дугьы амоуп, аҵакқәагьы рацәоуп. Аха иахьатәи аамҭазы «акультура» анаҳҳәо, иеиҳараӡак ҳхаҿы иааиуа XVII-XVIII-тәи ашәышықәсақәа рзы Еуропа абри атермин ҵакыс иарҭаз, иаҳәоз аилкаара ауп. Алман закәанҭҵааҩи аҭоурыхҭҵааҩи Самуель фон

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Germain Marchand: A LITTLE MORE ABOUT ABKHAZIAN CHURCH ISSUE

Sukhum. 6 March, 2021. Apsnypress. The “Apsnypress” news agency asked the secretary of the Council of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia Germain Marchand to share his view on the statement of the Patriarchate of the Georgian Orthodox Church of 26 February, 2021. The GOC made a statement in response to Priest Vissarion Apliaa, head of the Diocesan Council of the AOC. The statement of the GOC again refers to the

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MORAL CENSORSHIP IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

There is no time to watch many films. Although this is not useless and even necessary in the modern world. It is like contemporary art and modern literature in particular. But when I watch films, I watch them in the original language and always with subtitles (also in the original language). I watch films in Russian, English, Greek and sometimes in French. It is very important to watch films in

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The medieval church of St. George in the village of Ankhua: preliminary results of archaeological excavation in 2019

  Dorotheos (Dbar), archimandrite, Sangulia G.A. Medieval church of St. George in the village of Ankhua: preliminary results of archaeological excavation in 2019 // Archaeological heritage of the Caucasus: Current problems of study and conservation. XXXI Krupnovsky readings. Materials of the International Scientific Conference dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Krupnovsky readings and the 50th anniversary of the Derbent archaeological expedition. Makhachkala, April 20-25, 2020 / ed. M.S. Hajiyev.

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Transcript of the comments of Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) on the interview of K.F. Zatulin (20.09.2020)

  Good evening, dear friends. Today I would like to comment on the interview of Konstantin Fyodorovich Zatulin, a well-known Russian politician, deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. I hope, most of you have seen this interview. I also give comments because in this interview Konstantin Fyodorovich is talking about religious topics in Abkhazia as well, in particular, he is talking about the New Athos Monastery. I

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Feast of Orthodoxy. Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar)

  Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar)  Feast of Orthodoxy   The Feast of Orthodoxy is celebrated on the first Sunday of Great Lent. The Feast is kept in memory of the final defeat of iconoclasm and the restoration of the icons to the churches. In 8-9 centuries, the Church was troubled with the heresy of “iconoclasm”. A whole movement of Orthodox people, led by several emperors, demanded to legislate the ban on

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Дараҭ (Дбар), архимандрит. Ашәҟәыҩҩы Валентин Дбар (1948–2010)

Sorry, this entry is only available in Russian and Abkhazian. Дараҭ (Дбар), архимандрит. Ашәҟәыҩҩы Валентин Дбар (1948–2010) / Дбар В. Г. Аҩымҭақәа: ажәабжьқәа. Аҟәа: Аԥҳәынҭшәҟәҭыжьырҭа, 2019. — Ад. 3–10. Аннотациа: Аԥснытәи аҳәынҭқарратә шәҟәҭыжьырҭа аҟны иҭыҵит ашәҟәыҩҩы Валентин Дбар (1948–2010) иҩымҭақәа реизга. Аизга (576 даҟьа) ианылеит абаҩхатәра змаз, адедективтә жанр ала аҩымҭақәа аԥызҵаз В. Дбар иалкаау иажәабжьқәа. Ашәҟәыҩҩы изку аԥхьажәа иҩҩит архимандрит Дараҭ (Дбар). Валентин Дбар еиҧш адедективтә жанр ала аус

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New Athos Monastery and Emperor Alexander III. Caucasian collection, vol. 12 (2020)

  Dorotheos (Dbar), archimandrite. New Athos Monastery and Emperor Alexander III // Caucasian collection: T. 12 (44) / Ed. V. V. Degoeva. – M.: Publishing house “Aspect Press”, 2020. – P. 40–56. Abstract: It is a well-known fact that the Emperor Alexander III visited the New Athos monastery in 1888. Three memorial plaques, installed at the end of the 19th century in New Athos in memory of the visit by

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