Pachomius the Serb
Pachomius the Serb (Russian: Пахомий Серб, Serbian: Пахомије Србин), also known as Pachomius Logothetes (Пахомий Логофет; Пахомије Логофет) was a 15th-century Serbian hagiographer who, after t...
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John the Iberian
John the Iberian (Georgian: იოანე, Ioane; died c. 1002) was a Georgian monk, who is venerated as a saint. His name refers to the Caucasian Iberia, not to the Spanish peninsula, and he is als...
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Laurence Mancuso
Laurence Mancuso (June 30, 1934 – June 10, 2007) was the founding abbot of the New Skete Eastern Orthodox monastic community in upstate New York.
He was born Gabriel Richard Mancuso in Utica, New ...
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Vasil Levski
Vasil Levski (Bulgarian: Васил Левски, originally spelled Василъ Лѣвскій, pronounced [vɐˈsiɫ ˈlɛfski]), born Vasil Ivanov Kunchev (Васил Иванов Кунчев; 18 July 1837 – 18 February 1873), was a ...
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Symeon the Studite
Symeon the Studite, also Symeon the Pious or Symeon Eulabes, and sometimes Symeon the Elder, was an influential lay monk of the Monastery of Stoudios in Constantinople during the 10th century. He was ...
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Anthony of Rome
St.  Anthony of Rome or Anthony the Roman (Russian: Антоний Римлянин) was the founder of the Antoniev Monastery in Novgorod.The hagiographic account on the life of Saint Anthony of Rome is on...
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Patriarch Raphael I of Constantinople
Raphael I (Greek: Ραφαήλ Α΄) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1475 to 1476. He was a Serb and he is therefore sometimes considered an intruder.
Raphael was a Serbian monk. He pr...
John Rogerios Dalassenos
John Roger or Rogerios (Greek: Ιωάννης Ρογέριος), also known as John Dalassenos (Greek: Ιωάννης Δαλασσηνός), was a Byzantine aristocrat of Norman descent, son-in-law of Byzantine emperor John II K...
Job of Pochayiv
Saint Job of Pochayiv (c. 1551 – 28 October 1651) was a Ukrainian Orthodox monk and Eastern Orthodox saint.
Job was born around 1551 near the city of Kolomyja, in the area known as Pokuttya in Iva...
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Joannicius the Great
Venerable Saint Joannicius the Great, in original Greek Ioannikios the Great (Greek: Όσιος Ιωαννίκιος ο Μέγας 752, Marikat, Bithynia - November 4, 846 in Antidium) - respected Byzantine Christian ...
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Artabasdos
Artavasdos or Artabasdos (Greek: Ἀρταύασδος or Ἀρτάβασδος, from Armenian: Արտավազդ, Artavazd, Ardavazt), Latinized as Artabasdus, was a Byzantine general of Armenian descent who seized the throne ...
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Nestor the Chronicler
Saint Nestor the Chronicler (c. 1056 – c. 1114, in Kiev) was the reputed author of the Primary Chronicle, (the earliest East Slavic chronicle), Life of the Venerable Theodosius of the Kiev Caves, Life...
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Andronikos II Palaiologos
Andronikos Doukas Angelos Komnenos Palaiologos (Greek: Ἀνδρόνικος Δούκας Ἄγγελος Κομνηνός Παλαιολόγος), known in modern scholarship as Andronikos II Palaiologos, Latinized as Andronicus II Palaeol...
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Epiphanius the Monk
Epiphanius the Monk (Epiphanius Monachus, Epiphanios of Constantinople, 8th or 9th century) was a monk and priest in the Kallistratos monastery in Constantinople and author of several extant works inc...
Saint Nikon the Metanoeite
Nikon "the Metanoite" (Greek: Νίκων ὁ Μετανοείτε, Nikon ho Metanoeite; born circa 930, died 998) was a Byzantine monk, itinerant preacher, and Christian Orthodox saint. Perhaps Nikon's most notabl...
Seraphim of Sarov
Saint Seraphim of Sarov (Russian: Серафим Саровский) (1 August [O.S. 19 July] 1754 (or 1759) – 14 January [O.S. 2 January] 1833), born Prokhor Moshnin (Прохор М...
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Saint Ambrose of Optina
Saint Ambrose of Optina (Russian: Амвросий Оптинский; birth name: Aleksander Mikhaylovich Grenkov, Russian: Александр Михайлович Гренков, December 5, 1812, Bolshaya Lipovitsa settlement, Tambo...
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Sophrony (Sakharov)
Archimandrite Sophrony (Sakharov) (23 September 1896 in Moscow – 11 July 1993 in Tolleshunt Knights), also Elder Sophrony, was best known as the disciple and biographer of St Silouan the Athonite and...
Antony of Siya
Antony of Siya (Russian: Антоний Сийский) (1479–1556) was a Russian Orthodox monk who was proclaimed a saint after his death. He founded the Antonievo-Siysky Monastery on the River Siya in modern ...
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Nikephoros Choumnos
Nikephoros Choumnos (Greek: Νικηφόρος Χοῦμνος, c. 1250/55 – 1327) was a Byzantine scholar and official of the early Palaiologan period, one of the most important figures in the flowering of arts a...
Ephraim of Pereyaslavl
Saint Ephraim II of Pereyaslav, (Russian: Ефрем Переяславский) also Saint Ephraim of the Caves (Russian: Ефрем Печерский) or Saint Ephraim, Bishop of Pereslav - Eastern Orthodox saint, bishop ...
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Savvas the New of Kalymnos
One of the newest contemporary saints of the Eastern Orthodox church, Saint Savvas of Kalymnos (also known as Saint Savvas the New) is the patron saint of the Greek island of Kalymnos, where he lived ...
Tudor Arghezi
Tudor Arghezi ([ˈtudor arˈɡezi]; 21 May 1880 – 14 July 1967) was a Romanian writer, best known for his contribution to poetry and children's literature. Born Ion N. Theodorescu in Bucharest (whe...
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