Saturday, October 23, 2021

Virgin of Akathistos, Zografou Monastery, Mt. Athos, Macedonia, Greece

Virgin of Akathistos, Zografou Monastery, Mt. Athos, Macedonia, Greece , 1276 - October 23

Hail, the Undaunted Might of Martyrs! Hail, O Steadfast Foundation of Faith!   The Akathistos is a long sequence of praises to the Mother of God, each beginning with Χαιρε (Hail, Rejoice), which originated in Constantinople in the 500s and is...

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