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Patriarch Ephrem: A late medieval saintly cult / Патријарх Јефрем - један позносредњовековни светитељски култ
(Institute for Byzantine Studies of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2006)
Patriarch Ephrem, monk and hermit, writer and saint, Bulgarian-born but twice the leader of the Serbian Church (1375-78 and 1389-92), is an outstanding figure of the late medieval Balkans. His "life and works" are discussed ...
The Myhrr-exuding tomb of St Symeon of Serbia at Studenica: A fresh look
(Institute for Byzantine Studies of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2015)
The latest results of the investigation of the royal tombs at the monastery of Studenica, Serbia, have inspired a reconsideration of the place of burial of some members of the Nemanjić family. There is further evidence ...
The man of sorrows and the lamenting virgin: The example at Markov Manastir
(Zbornik radova Vizantoloskog instituta, 2012)
The frescoes of the Man of Sorrows and the lamenting Virgin in the church of Saint Demetrios at Markov Manastir (1376/77) are depicted in the western part of the naos, which is a departure from their usual location in the ...
Deserts and holy mountains of medieval Serbia: Written sources, spatial patterns, architectural designs
(Zbornik radova Vizantoloskog instituta, 2007)
Essential concepts in Christian thought and practice, the desert and holy mountain denote a particular kind of monastic and sacral space. They are secluded from the world, intended for asceticism, and ambivalent in nature ...
When was king Stefan the first-crowned included among the saints? A contribution to the study of royal “canonization” in medieval Serbia / Када је краљ Стефан Првовенчани уврштен у светитеље? Прилог проучавању владарске "канонизације" у средњовековној Србији
(Institute for Byzantine Studies of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2013)
The surviving sources suggest that St Sava of Serbia was, as part of the programme of securing sacral legitimacy for the state and dynasty, setting the scene for the inclusion of his brother Stefan, the first-crowned Serbian ...