Saint Ioannis Vatatzis, a compassionate and far-sighted emperor

Saint Ioannis Vatatzis, a compassionate and far-sighted emperor

On 4 November, our Church honours the memory of an outstanding personality of the Middle Ages in Greece, the emperor Ioannis Vatatzis. Ioannis came from a well-known Byzantine family which had given many exceptional members to the political and military life of the Empire. He himself was born in Adrianoupolis....

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Exploring Byzantine Aesthetics

Exploring Byzantine Aesthetics

  Orthodox Christians, throughout their entire journey on earth, may attend thousands of church services and visit hundreds of different churches. The novelty of Orthodox ecclesiastical beauty and byzantine arts, may simply wear off after a certain number of visits or church services, but for those professionals who work to...

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“Spirit of Gold” Exhibition by Thomas Xenakis in Washington D.C.

“Spirit of Gold” Exhibition by Thomas Xenakis in Washington D.C.

The exhibition “Spirit of Gold” by Thomas Xenakis was inaugurated on February 3rd, at the Embassy of Greece in Washington D.C., by the Ambassador of Greece to the USA Mr. Christos Panagopoulos. In his opening remarks, Ambassador Panagopoulos praised the work of Xenakis, noting the series of transitions and transformations...

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