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NICHOLAS MILITANT

A reader recently sent me photos of an interesting icon.  Here it is, set in its richly ornamental gilt frame, kept in a glassed-in kiot (protective icon case): 928 more words

Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady Church

To give it its full name, the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady Church (Latvian Orthodox) is one of a very small number of wooden churches left in Riga. 193 more words

Church

5 Amazing Things To Do In St Ives

St Ives is built on a narrow peninsula, dotted with many exotic sandy beaches and has the fortune of having a rich artistic heritage which is celebrated nationally and internationally. 494 more words

Travling

Intriguing Photographs (1) - Some Answers

My thanks to Gareth for coming up with an answer to my query so promptly and pointing out that the castle in question is on Brownsea Island, in Poole Harbour, and known as Branksome Castle. 498 more words

Тhe Place of Mysteries and Magic in the Heart of Puglia

Castel del Monte (Castídde d’u Monte in Barese and the Castle of the Mountain in English) is an old 13th century edifice commissioned by… 413 more words

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The City of Saint Nicholas

B A R I

Bari is the capital city of the region of Apulia. It is situated on the shores of the Adriatic Sea. Its location is almost in the centre of the coast of… 1,845 more words

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INSIDE THE MEDIEVAL MIND: THE WALL PAINTINGS OF NETHER WALLOP

In the small quaint Hampshire village of Nether Wallop, filming location for the BBC’s MISS MARPLE, stands St Andrew’s church, a medieval establishment built on Saxon foundations. 310 more words

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