Tuesday, May 01, 2012

May Day

“I, Prince Stephen, by God’s mercy leading the Country of Moldavia, son of Prince Bogdan, started to build this foundation at the Monastery of Voroneţ, dedicated to the Saint and Worshipped and Great Martyr and Victorious George, in the year 6996 (1488) the month of May, 26, the Monday after the Descent of the Holy Spirit, and completed it in the same year, in the month of September, 14”. Voroneţ Monastery, Southern Bucovina, Romania, Present-Day European Union. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Photo credit: romanianmonasteries.org © 2007 Metaneira


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