The Wonderworking Icon from Vlădeşti, Galaţi County Cover Image

Icoana făcătoare de minuni de la Vlădeşti, judeţul Galaţi
The Wonderworking Icon from Vlădeşti, Galaţi County

Author(s): Eugen Drăgoi
Subject(s): History
Published by: Galaţi University Press
Keywords: Vlădeşti; Galaţi; Romanian Orthodox Church; wonderworking icon

Summary/Abstract: The paper refers to a forgotten wonderworking icon of Virgin Mary, preserved in the church of Vlădeşti village, Galaţi county. According to accounts of contemporary witnesses, the icon wept in 1865, a fact that led the ecclesiastic authorities conduct an official investigation. The author includes this moment in a larger context, with references to the history of the village, of the local churches and the priests who served in Vlădeşti.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 103-134
  • Page Count: 32
  • Language: Romanian
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