Re: Sv: [orthodox-synod] Concerning Fr.Konstantin's malign by Fr.Shaw
- Just for a fact - St. Nicholas - Theophany Cathedral
Sobor in St. Peterburg, Russia.
--- "Rev. John R. Shaw" <vrevjrs@...> wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, Dr. Bob Holderer wrote:__________________________________________________
> > Fr. John,
> > Before the October Revolution of 1917, how were
> the cathedrals of St.
> > Petersburgh classified? I always thought that the
> principal cathedral was
> > Our Lady of Kazan, but you state that it was St.
> I do not have access at the moment to any reference
> materials on
> the subject. However, St. Isaac's is usually
> referred to as the city's
> main cathedral. The first St. Isaac's was built in
> the time of Peter the
> Great, when the city was founded. The Kazan
> cathedral was built in honor
> of the victory over Napoleon, as, for that matter,
> was the Church of
> Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
> Which cathedrals
> > had bishops in St. Petersburgh? St. Alexander
> This was the cathedral of the Alexander Nevsky
> Lavra. It must be
> remembered that in Russian, "sobor" does not mean
> exactly the same thing
> as "cathedral" in English. It might better be
> translated by the
> expression, "collegiate church", as the latter was
> used in the days before
> the Protestant reformation.
> The Cathedral of
> > Our Savior on the Blood?
> The Church of the Saviour on the Blood has the
> title "Khram" in
> Russian, rather than "sobor". This term is now
> disupted by some in
> English, who want to render it as "temple". St.
> Vladimir's Memorial Church
> in Jackson NJ and the Memorial Church in Brussels
> have the title "khram"
> rather than "sobor".
> A bishop's cathedral--the church where his "throne"
> or seat is--is
> called a "kafedral'ny sobor". In English this has to
> be rendered as
> "cathedral church".
> > > Bob Holderer
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