Beograd - Serbian Patriarchy 1934-1935

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PATRIARCHATE ,is on the site of the old Metropolitan of the XVIII and XIX centuries.This building was designed by architect Viktor Lukomski and was built 1934-1935.The main facade facing the Orthodox Cathedral is decorated with the coat of arms of the Serbian patriarchate and a mosaic depicting St. John the Baptist to whom the chapel is dedicated.The library of the patriarchate and Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church are housed here.The museum ,established in 1854,is one of the oldest Serbian museums.The development of the Serbian Orthodox Church is expressed through museum documents,religious objects and art of works.

The most valuable items are certainly: King Milutin's robes from the XII- XIV century,Jefimija's needlework,Knez Lazar's robes,a cup of the Russian czar Ivan the Terrible,Privileges granted of the Serbs by Austrian emperors,the manuscript of the Chronicles of Count Georgije Branković,numerous icons,woodcut prints and copper engravings,etc.

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Comments (87)

sonjabgd on May 26, 2013

s+b, thank you.Greetings

igor chetverikov on May 27, 2013

Very nice view!

sonjabgd on May 27, 2013

igor chetverikov, thank you.Greetings

RNLatvian on May 27, 2013

Like! Interesting photo! Best regards, RN!

sonjabgd on May 27, 2013

RN Latvian31 thank you for visit and comment.Nice greetings

Giannino NO VIEWS on June 5, 2013

beautiful palace and interesting news - L I K E - all the best from Rome - Gianni

sonjabgd on June 5, 2013

Giannino Lux, thank you.Best wishes,Sonja

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