Geography



Patriarch Iova's sakkos [bishop's robe]. [Staritsa Assumption Monastery]


Plashchanitsa [shroud with image of Christ], embroidered by Anastasiia Romanova (Iureva Zakhareva, first wife of Ivan the Terrible, 1547) in 1543, and Patriarch Iov's epigonation. [Staritsa Assumption Monastery]


Some articles from the Staritsa Monastery sacristy: Saint Dionysius' mitre, Saint Dionysius' censer and cross. Patriarch Iov's cross


Iconstasis in the Assumption Cathedral (800 years) in Staritsa Monastery


Resting place of Patriarch Iov, Staritsa Assumption Monastery


Staritsa Assumption Monastery. View from the site of an old town


City of Staritsa. General view with the Volga River


Rafts stopping for the night near the city of Staritsa


City of Staritsa. Across the Volga River. Exaltation of the Cross Church


Entrance into the Staritsa Assumption Monastery


View of the Volga River from the site of an old town near Staritsa


Staritsa. Church of the Resurrection of Christ


City of Staritsa. Church of Good Friday. Church of Saint Nicholas the Wonder Worker is seen in the back


[Assumption Monastery, Staritsa]


[Staritsa, view from the site of an old town]




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