Religion

Monasteries of Vologda Region

Vologda Oblast is among those Russian territories that possess a special historical heritage. This region is glorified as Northern Thebaid comparing it to ancient Egypt territory, a famous place of inhabitance of early Christian monk-hermits. RTG TV presenter Timofei Zudin visited monasteries of Vologda region: the Kirillo-Belozersky, the Ferapontov convent and Spaso-Prilutsky where one can not only learn history of Russian monasticism but to feel how rich spiritual and cultural heritage of Russia is.

Director Aleksandr Efimov

Presenter Timofey Zudin

Year 2011

Duration 00:37:52

Director Aleksandr Efimov

Presenter Timofey Zudin

Vologda Oblast is among those Russian territories that possess a special historical heritage. This region is glorified as Northern Thebaid comparing it to ancient Egypt territory, a famous place of inhabitance of early Christian monk-hermits. RTG TV presenter Timofei Zudin visited monasteries of Vologda region: the Kirillo-Belozersky, the Ferapontov convent and Spaso-Prilutsky where one can not only learn history of Russian monasticism but to feel how rich spiritual and cultural heritage of Russia is.

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