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  • Kiril Bart
    Just for a fact - St. Nicholas - Theophany Cathedral Sobor in St. Peterburg, Russia. Subdeacon Kirill ... __________________________________________________ Do
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      Just for a fact - St. Nicholas - Theophany Cathedral
      Sobor in St. Peterburg, Russia.
      Subdeacon Kirill
      --- "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.
      > Isaac's.
      >
      > 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
      > Nevsky?
      >
      > 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
      > >
      > >
      > > Archives located at
      > http://www.egroups.com/group/orthodox-synod
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > >
      > >
      >
      >


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