Tag: UA – Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings Kiev-Pechersk Lavra

Faith & Footprints: Saint Sophia Cathedral In Kyiv, Ukraine; Kelly Wise Valdes; Osprey Observer

Photo: Osprey Observer

With the recent events unfolding in Ukraine, it is only fitting to explore one of the most historical churches in the region: Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv. Ukraine culture, architecture and religion highlight the importance of history for the Ukrainian people.

Source: Faith & Footprints: Saint Sophia Cathedral In Kyiv, Ukraine

Exploring the ancient graffiti of St. Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv (photo report); Christine Chraibi; Radio Liberty

Photo: Serhii Nuzhnenko, Radio Svoboda.org (RFE/RL)

During the presentation, visitors were allowed to look through the volumes and view the results of 15 years of research work, and talk directly with the authors and other project members. Historian Vyacheslav Kornienko then conducted a tour of the shrine’s nooks and crannies where he showed his awed guests the secret inscriptions on the walls of the millennial church.

Source: Exploring the ancient graffiti of St. Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv (photo report)