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Synonyms for Dormition

celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended

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Blessed is the Man: Melody of the Moscow Dormition Cathedral.
Two weeks ago anti-Christian graffiti was daubed on the Church of the Dormition, one of Jerusalem's leading pilgrimage sites.
Jewish settlers deface Church of Dormition in Old Jerusalem with anti-Christian graffiti.
One of them, the cathedral of the Dormition of the Virgin, was the main church of Moscow and the place where all of Russia's Tsar were crowned.
Among the topics are archaeological finds of camels in pre-Mongol Rus', the Muslim Tatars of Muscovy and Lithuania, the Tale of the Death of Vasilii Ivanovich and the evolution of the Muscovite tsaritsa's role in 16th-century Russia, the elusive Apollo 8 earthrise photograph, the Dormition Cathedral of the Mother of God Monastery in Sviiazhsk, and rape and military courts in Petrine Russia.
The gigantic volcano, which started erupting on November 27 after 36 years of dormition, retains the high seismic activity.
It is best known for the Troyan Monastery (the popular name for the Monastery of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God), which is situated about five miles away near the village of Oreshak.
2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is appalled by today's offensive vandalism at the Church of the Dormition, the latest attack on a Christian holy site in Israel.
Each year since, Soumela, now a tourist attraction in a national park, is closed on the day of the Dormition and only 500 lucky pilgrims, mainly Greeks, with tickets attend worship.
th]-century Dormition Cathedral, reconstructed after its destruction in World War II.
No, she wanted to see the Church of the Dormition of Our Lady on Mt.
The white ground, sometimes seen on Novgorod icons, is a distinctive feature of Moscow icons of the 1500s associated with the workshop and followers of the iconographer known as Master Dionisy, best known from his works for the Cathedral of the Dormition of c.
At the Dormition of Our Lady Greek Catholic cathedral in Old Damascus, Father Elias Debii raises his hands to heaven and prays for divine protection for embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Ikona Apokalipsis Uspenskogo sobora moskovskogo Kremlia (Moscow: Izdatel'stvo "Iskusstvo," 1964); Carolyn Anderson, "Image and Text in the Apocalypse Icon of the Dormition Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin," (Ph.