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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). Letters from Patriarch of Constantinople St. Nicholas I Mystikos to the Abkhazian kings and Christianization of the Alans.

  Dorotheos (Dbar), archimandrite. Letters from Patriarch of Constantinople St. Nicholas I Mystikos to the Abkhazian kings and Christianization of the Alans // Christianity in the North Caucasus: history, culture, modern society: collection of scientific articles / Government of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Diocese of Vladikavkaz and Alan, North Ossetian Institute for Humanitarian and Social Research named after V. Abaev Vladikavkaz Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences,

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Study of the issue of localization of the city of Koman on the territory of Abkhazia, which began in the Abkhaz Scientific Society and continued in the Abkhazian Institute for Humanitarian Research

     Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar), leading researcher at the department of history of Abkhazian Institute for Humanitarian Research named after D. Gulia ASA Study of the issue of localization of the city of Koman on the territory of Abkhazia, which began in the Abkhaz Scientific Society and continued in the Abkhazian Institute for Humanitarian Research   Report at the International Scientific Conference “Abkhaz Scientific Society – Forerunner of the Academy

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). CURRENT ROLE EXAMPLE

  Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) CURRENT ROLE EXAMPLE   «Η Ποίηση έγινε για να διορθώνει τα λάθη του Θεού· ή εάν όχι, τότε, για να δείχνει πόσο λανθασμένα εμείς συλλάβαμε την δωρεά του»   Οδυσσέας Ελύτης[1]   When I was studying in Greece, I bought a three-volume book entitled “100 Μεγάλοι Έλληνες. Οι κορυφαίοι όλων των εποχών (100 Great Greeks. Luminaries of all epochs)”. From time to time, in the course

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). GEORGIAN SEAL OF THE BYZANTINE TYPE OF THE 11TH CENTURY: DOES IT COME FROM THE VILLAGE OF ANKHUA (ABKHAZIA)?

The article discusses the version of the origin of the hanging seal of the Byzantine type in the 11th century with an inscription in the Kartli (Georgian) language in the asomtavruli script, proposed in the works of V. Chkhaidze and E.K. Endoltseva. The seal was found in the sea, in the area of the southern Crimean coast (Sudak?) or in the waters of Taman. The above researchers are considering the

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar), Akhra Smyr. CULTURE OF BEHAVIOR IN THE MOUNTAINS OF ABKHAZIA

  Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar), Akhra Smyr CULTURE OF BEHAVIOR IN THE MOUNTAINS OF ABKHAZIA In recent years, more and more people take interest in mountain recreation in Abkhazia – both tourists and local residents. Unfortunately, the vast majority of people visiting mountainous Abkhazia have no idea at all about the basics of a culture of behavior in the mountains, and it has a catastrophic effect both on changes in the

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar): “YOU SHOULD FEEL GUILTY BEFORE THE ORTHODOX FLOCK OF ABKHAZIA!”

  Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar), Doctor of Theology, Chairman of the Council of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia   “YOU SHOULD FEEL GUILTY BEFORE THE ORTHODOX FLOCK OF ABKHAZIA!”   An open appeal to the Primates and Holy Synods of the Local Orthodox Churches. Dear Fathers, Primates of the Local Orthodox (Catholic) Churches and Bishops who are members of the Holy Synods (Assemblies of Bishops) of the Local Orthodox (Catholic) Churches!

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IN MEMORY OF YAKUB LAKOBA. Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar)

Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) IN MEMORY OF YAKUB LAKOBA   My acquaintance with Yakub Vasilyevich Lakoba took place in the summer of 1995. Then four Abkhazian seminarians – Dmitry Dbar, Adgur Ampar, Rustik Sarsania and Germain Marchand organized the first divine service after the Patriotic War of the people of Abkhazia of 1992-1993 in the ancient Dranda Cathedral. A lot of people gathered at the Divine Liturgy led by Priest Vissarion

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). RESULTS OF THE SECOND YEAR OF TEACHING AT ASU

  Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) RESULTS OF THE SECOND YEAR OF TEACHING AT ASU «…There is no free time, because the boys go back to college after the holidays, and we, teachers, feel the parent’s curse on us: it’s a hard work” From a letter of Clive Lewis to Giovanni Calabria (3 October, 1947)   MASTER’S DEGREE In September 2021, I continued to read the course of lectures “Ancient Greek for

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A LITTLE KNOWN EVENT FROM THE ANCIENT HISTORY OF PITSUNDA

    Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar)   A LITTLE KNOWN EVENT FROM THE ANCIENT HISTORY OF PITSUNDA   Message at the scientific-practical conference Faculty of History of ASU. Sukhum, 24 March, 2022.   «Pitsunda fills you with an amazing and deep feeling. Wandering the land saturated with mysterious antiquity great and rich Pitius…» V. I. Strazhev (1879–1950)     It is known that in ancient times in Pitsunda[1] they exiled Christian

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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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CALENDAR OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ABKHAZIA. CIRCUMCISION OF JESUS. ST. BASIL THE GREAT.

     CALENDAR OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ABKHAZIA АҦСНЫ ОРҬОДОҚС НЫХА АМЗАР CIRCUMCISION OF JESUS. ST. BASIL THE GREAT. ҚЬЫРСА ИЖЬЫХСАРА. АЦ. УАСИЛ ДУ.   1 January (14 January)[1]. Circumcision of our Lord Jesus Christ. St. Basil the Great, Bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia († 379 г.[2]). Liturgical year. Ажьырныҳәамза 1 (Ажьырныҳәамза 14, жәытәла). Ҳ-Аҳ Ду Иаса Қьырса жьыла ихсара́ (иркьаҿ. Қьырса Ижьыхсара́, ма Исуна́ҭра). Ацқьа Уасил Ду, Каппадоки́атәи

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CALENDAR OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ABKHAZIA. FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD

  CALENDAR OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ABKHAZIA АҦСНЫ ОРҬОДОҚС НЫХА АМЗАР FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD. ҚЬЫРСА ИԤЫЛАРА   2 February (15 February) . The feast of the presentation of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Жәабранмза 2 (жәабранмза 15, жәытәла). Ҳ-Аҳ Ду, ҳ-Анцәа, ҳ-Ҿыхыҩ Иаса Қьырса Иԥылара (иркьаҿ. Қьырса Иԥылара). Afterfeast – 9 February (22 February). Аныҳәа ахырқәшара — жәабранмза 9 (жәабранмза 22, жәытәла).   Liturgy

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