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Paisius of Hilendar's room at Hilandar Monastery

Paisius of Hilendar's room at Hilandar Monastery, © Bilyana Braykova Karastoyanovaenlarge


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Object:Paisius of Hilendar's room at Hilandar Monastery
Description:Photograph of a vaulted room with two small windows.
Comment:Hilandar Monastery, founded in 1198, is a Serbian Orthodox monastery on Mount Athos in Greece. The clergyman Paisius of Hilendar lived and worked in this monastery. Saint Paisius of Hilendar, or Paisiy Hilendarski (1722–1773), was a key Bulgarian National Revival figure. He is most famous for being the author of Istoria Slavyanobolgarskaya, the second modern Bulgarian history after Petar Bogdan Bakshev's 1667 “History of Bulgaria”.
Date:Not before 1941, Not after 1942
Location:Athos, Hilandar Monastery
Creator:Karastoyanov, Bozhidar Dimitrov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 300mm x 400mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:340 Structures > 346 Religious and Educational Structures
770 Religious Beliefs > 778 Sacred Objects and Places
780 Religious Practices
790 Ecclesiatical Organization
810 Science and Humanities
890 Gender Roles and Issues
530 Arts > 5310 Verbal Arts
Bibliography:Parvanova, Mariyana (2010): Neizvestno za izvestni balgarski rodove. Vol. 3, Sofia: Iztok-Zapad, 218.
Copyright:Личен Архив Биляна Брайкова Карастоянова
Archive:Bilyana Braykova Karastoyanova, Inv. No.: BK_037
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova