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The Meteora are 6 monasteries built in natural sandstone rock pillars at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. Their beauty is unparaleled as can be seen in this unbelievable picture.
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Meteora Monasteries, Greece
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[dt.] Tá metéora monastíra – die Klöster in der Luft. Die ersten Mönche siedelten sich im 10.Jh an. Im 16.Jh gab es noch 24 wohlhabende Klöster. Heute sind nur noch sechs Klöster bewohnt, zwei mit Nonnen und vier mit Mönchen.
Das Kloster Agia Triada auf einem 565 m hohen Felsen diente als Kulisse für den James Bond Film „In tödlicher Mission”
Die Metéora-Klöster befinden sich in der Nähe von Kalambaka in Thessalien, Griechenland. Seit 1988 sind sie UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe.
[en.] Tá metéora monastíra – the monasteries suspended in the air. The first settlement by monks took place in the 10th century. In the 16th century there were still 24 prosperous monasteries. Today, only six monasteries are inhabited, two with nuns and four with monks.
The monastery of Holy Trinity on top of a 565m cliff became famous filming location for the James Bond movie “For Your Eyes Only”
The monasteries are located near Kalambaka in central Greece. Since 1988 Metéora is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List
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Named for Pope Gregory I, who is credited with recodifying chant and liturgy in the 6th century CE, Gregorian chant is the monophonic, unaccompanied liturgical music of the Catholic Church. It is thought to have its roots in Jewish cantillation and in the Byzantine chant of the Greek Orthodox Church. Though the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council (1962–65) curtailed the use of chant in church services, recordings of Gregorian chants were topping pop music charts as recently as when? More… Discuss
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English: Icon for the Synaxis of the Three Holy Hierarchs (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
In 11th-century Greece, there was a popular controversy over which of the three archbishops—Basil the Great,Gregory the Theologian, or John Chrysostom—was the greatest saint of the Greek Orthodox Church. In 1081, Bishop John of Galatia reported that the three saints had appeared to him in a vision to say that they were equal in the eyes of God. Their equality is celebrated on this day. In schools, special exercises are held in honor of the three saints, who supported classical Greek tradition at a time when many were opposed to all non-Christian literature. More… Discuss
VISIT THE BEAUTIFUL ROMANIAN MONASTERY OF ‘TREI IERARHI’: http://www.manastireasftreiierarhi.ro/img/presentation2.jpg
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