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Cities of Belarus. Polotsk

Cities of Belarus. Polotsk
24 Sep 2020

One of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe was first mentioned in chronicles, the Tale Of Bygone Years, in 862. Polotsk was a major trading center, and was on the way of the major trade route From the Varangians to the Greeks. The town is the "cradle" of the Belarusian statehood and culture, the capital of the first principality, home to the famous Slav educators Euphrosyne of PolotskFrancysk Skaryna, Simeon of Polotsk. The most ancient town of Belarus cherishes its cultural heritage, including the majestic churches and Orthodox sanctities, like the restored Cross of Euphrosyne of Polotsk.

St. Euphrosyne Monastery in Polotsk
St. Euphrosyne Monastery in Polotsk
Cities of Belarus. Polotsk
St. Euphrosyne Monastery in Polotsk
St. Euphrosyne Monastery in Polotsk
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