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By Graham Speake, Kallistos Ware

Mount Athos is the religious center of the Orthodox international. From its beginnings within the 9th century it attracted priests from all corners of the Byzantine empire and past to adventure its seclusion, its sanctity, and its nice normal attractiveness. the 1st monastery, based in 963, was once a world establishment from the beginning; via the tip of the 12th century separate monasteries were based not just for Greeks but in addition for Georgians, Amalfitans, Russians, Serbs, and Bulgarians. Nationality, despite the fact that, has not often counted for a lot on Athos, and although the Romanians have by no means secured a monastery for themselves, this day they shape, after the Greeks, the most important ethnic workforce. This publication tells the tale of the way those many traditions got here to be represented at the Mountain and the way their groups have fared over the centuries. many of the papers have been initially brought at a convention convened via the chums of Mount Athos at Madingley corridor, Cambridge, in 2009. so far as attainable, the authors have been selected to write down concerning the traditions that they themselves symbolize.

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Métrévéli (Paris, 1985, 1990, 1994, 1995).  47. 44 TAMARA GRDZELIDZE Badridze, Shota, Georgian Relations with Byzantium and Western Europe (Tbilisi, 1984). ), Georgian Monks on Mount Athos. Two Eleventh-Century Lives of the Hegoumenoi of Iviron (London, 2009). Harvey, Alan, Economic Expansion in the Byzantine Empire, 900–1200 (Cambridge, 1989). Metreveli, Helen, The Book of Synodikon of the Georgian Monastery on Mount Athos (Tbilisi, 1998). 1 (Tbilisi, 2008). ——, Studies in Cultural and Educational History of the Athonite Establishment (Tbilisi, 1996).

TAMARA GRDZELIDZE The Georgians on Mount Athos The Myth of Iviron The period when the presence of Georgians had an inf luence on the Holy Mountain is a comparatively limited one. From as early as the second half of the twelfth century there were two communities in Iviron: Georgian and Greek. The Greeks worshipped in the church of St John the Baptist in Greek, the Georgians celebrated the Liturgy in the main church or katholikon. 1 It was in 1357 that the Georgians of ficially lost their monastery after Patriarch Kallistos I of Constantinople signed a document saying that Iviron was no longer in their possession.

298. The article gives an exposition of eastern monastic spirituality based on the example of Iviron and compares the contribution made by the eastern and western monastic spiritualities to European identity.  64.  53. 27 I. Pantsulaia, Catalogue of the Georgian Manuscripts from the Monastery of Iviron on Mount Athos (A Collection), vol. 4 (Tbilisi, 1954). ’ And then again: For remembrance of the soul of blessed John who is the cause of all these good things, who brought up and educated Fr Euthymios and made us worthy of such goodness, his soul is worthy of the immortal goodness.

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