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”St. Peter and St. Pavel” monastery of Lyaskovets and the social activity of the Veliko Tarnovo diocese in the first half of the 20th century


Authors:
Lora Doncheva
Anka Ignatova

Pages: 427-441

Abstract:

The article examines social activity of Veliko Tarnovo Diocese in one of the oldest Bulgarian monasteries – “St. Peter and St. Pavel” monastery of Lyskovets in the first half of the 20th century. Within the period under consideration, the monastery was for a short while inhabited by a monastic fraternity of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, but according to specific public needs had opened its doors to various noble initiatives in favor of Russian emigrants and Bulgarian citizens.

Keywords:

“St. Peter and St. Pavel” monastery of Lyskovets; Veliko Tarnovo Diocese; Russian “St. Peter and St. Pavel” High School; the nunnery “St. Efrosiniya” to the Russian “White Cross” charity society, Home workshop for deaf-mute people.

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