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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 ...
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 ...