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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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Hierodeacon David (Sarsaniya): Problems of Modern Tourism in Abkhazia

  Problems of Modern Tourism in Abkhazia. View from the New Athos Monastery. The report was read at a scientific and practical seminar of the Center for Social and Economic Research in Sukhum on 17 June, 2020.   Hierodeacon David (Sarsaniya) abbot of the New Athos monastery Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia             On 19 March 2020, for the first time in 26 years after the resumption of monastic life, the

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). MATERIALS ON THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN ABKHAZIA FROM «ANALECTA BOLLANDIANA»

Dorotheos (Dbar), archimandrite. Materials on the history of Christianity in Abkhazia from “Analecta Bollandiana” // Vestnik of the Academy of Sciences of Abkhazia (issue “Humanities”), 9 (2019), p. 137–142. The article provides a bibliographic data of all publications in Analecta Bollandiana (one of the most important periodicals devoted to agiological sources and research) for 1882 – 2009, which are related to the study of Christianity’s history in Abkhazia.    

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). Epidemic and quarantine in Abkhazia of 1921 through the eyes of K. Paustovsky

  Famous Russian and Soviet writer Konstantin Paustovsky (1892–1968) in his autobiographical “Tale of Life”, recalling the short time he spent in Sukhum in 1921–1922, tells about the epidemic that existed in 1921 and what measures were taken by the government of Abkhazia. The writer sailed from Novosibirsk on the ship “Pestel” and when the ship anchored in the Sukhum Bay, the second assistant of the captain said: “We will

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). The Feast of Orthodoxy

The Feast of Orthodoxy is celebrated on the first Sunday of Great Lent. We celebrate the event of the final affirmation of the veneration of holy icons in the Christian Church. The Feast is kept in memory of the final defeat of iconoclasm and the restoration of icons in Christianity. In 8 – 9 centuries iconoclasts troubled the Church. A whole movement of people of the Orthodox faith, led by

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Archim. Dorotheos (Dbar). The LORD – ҲАҲ ДУ (Ҳ’АҲ ДУ, Ҳ-АҲ ДУ) OR ИҲАҚӘИҬУ? (DEVOTED TO THE STUDY OF ABKHAZIAN RELIGIOUS TERMINOLOGY)

Dorotheos (Dbar), archimandrite. The Lord – Ҳаҳ Ду (ҳ’Аҳ Ду, ҳ-Аҳ Ду) or Иҳақәиҭу? (Devoted to the study of Abkhazian religious terminology) // Dialogue of times. History. Traditions. Culture. Almanac. No. 3. Abh Institute. – Sukhum: “Дом печати”(House of the Press), 2020. – 91–95p. 

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar): «ДБАРАА РЫМШШЬАРА» (“Forbidden Day” of the surname Dbar)

  Ethnologist Roman Chanba in his article “The village of Mgudzyrkhua (Economy and Culture in the Past and Present)”, published in 1970, tells the curious story of Plato Dbar about the history of the appearance of the forbidden day (amshara) among representatives of the surname Dbar, who lived in the village of Mgudzirkhua, Gudauta district. Plato Dbar (born in 1910) was a famous storyteller, he knew almost all Abkhazian legends

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Аб Дараҭ (Дбар): АԤСУАРА ЗЛОУҴАША ХАРХӘАГАК

Sorry, this entry is only available in Russian. Ҳазну амза 16 рзы Аԥсуа телехәаԥшрала сахәаԥшит «Амшеикәшара» иалагӡаны ажурналист Даур Инаԥшьба иҟаиҵаз арепортаж адырраҭара. Иара 1992-1993 шықәсқәа рызтәи аибашьраан ҳауаажәлар рзы ирыцаҳара дуны иҟалаз хәажәкыратәи ажәылара азкын. Даур Инаԥшьба инҵамҭаҟны ирцәажәаз дыруаӡәкын Терра Аџьԥҳа. Уи лычкәын — Даур Ахба, Ҟәланырхәа ақыҭа аҵеи, хаҵарыла дҭахеит зыӡбахә сҳәаз ажәылараан. Терра Аџьԥҳа лцәажәашьа сгәаԥхеит сҳәар, сиашамхар ҟалап. Избанзар ари аԥҳәыс дызлацәажәоз илхылгаз арыцҳара ду

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar): Pilgrimage to the Holy Mount Athos

On January 2014, I printed my doctoral thesis in eleven copies and took it to the Aristotelian University in Thessaloniki. While university professors got acquainted with my work(400 pages), I decided to take a final trip to Mount Athos before my return to my homeland Abkhazia. The Holy Mount (Άγιον Όρος in Greek) is one of the peninsulas in the Northern part of modern Greece. It is the largest center

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