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[Crowd waiting for the holy fire to come down from Heaven, a miracle celebrated by the Greek Orthodox Church during Easter week, Jerusalem]

[Crowd waiting for the holy fire to come down from Heaven, a miracle c...

Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, New York.

[Pilgrims bathing in the Jordan River, after the water has been blessed by priest of the Greek Orthodox Church]

[Pilgrims bathing in the Jordan River, after the water has been blesse...

Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, New York.

Irkutsk - the "Immersion of the Cross" in the Angara River, a Greek [i.e. Russian] Orthodox baptismal ceremony

Irkutsk - the "Immersion of the Cross" in the Angara River, a Greek [i...

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Pious monks of the Eastern Orthodox Church at door of monastery, Megaspelaeon, Greece

Pious monks of the Eastern Orthodox Church at door of monastery, Megas...

Near town of Kalavryta. H89886 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. (76) 9339. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Monasteries; ... more

Orthodox Jews, New York City: man

Orthodox Jews, New York City: man

Half length, standing in front of building, facing left. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption c... more

Orthodox Jews, New York City

Orthodox Jews, New York City

2 photos: 1. bust of man, facing right; 2. busts of 2 men. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption... more

Plan of the Greek Orthodox property known as east and west Nikiphoria

Plan of the Greek Orthodox property known as east and west Nikiphoria

Photograph shows a plan of property in Jerusalem in the area of today's King David Hotel, depicting the intention to construct the YMCA building and track. (Source: researchers T. Bolen and T. Powers, 2009)

Religion is not taken seriously by the upper classes of Roumania in spite of beautiful Orthodox churches A Roumanian soldier. The bayonet is unusually long in this army.

Religion is not taken seriously by the upper classes of Roumania in sp...

Photographs show scenes in Romania including an Orthodox church and a Romanian soldier. Title from item. Negative series code written on page: C262. On page: no. 1314 (top image) and no. 1315 (bottom image). I... more

Palaces in Bucharest are elaborate. This is the old home of the beloved Carmen Sylva or first Queen of Roumania An Orthodox church in Bucharest.

Palaces in Bucharest are elaborate. This is the old home of the belove...

Title from item. Negative series code written on page: C262. On page: no. 1329 (top image) and no. 1330 (bottom image). In album: European pictures (1923 trip), p. [34]. Copyright by Carpenter's World Travels.... more

Greek Orthodox priests at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai holding prized manuscript with silver covers from their library

Greek Orthodox priests at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai holdi...

Photo shows (left) English biblical scholar and manuscript curator James Rendel Harris (1852-1941) with a monk in the library of St. Catherine's Monastery. (Source: Janet Martin Soskice, The sisters of Sinai, p. 279)

An Orthodox priest of Greece. This religion is worshiped  by all Greeks  and the priests have wide influence in the lives of people Orthodox priests must raise beards. They may be married before their ordination but once only in their lives.

An Orthodox priest of Greece. This religion is worshiped by all Greek...

Photographs show a three-quarters length portrait and a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Greek priest. Title from item. Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26. On page: no. 1461 (top image), and no. 1462... more

Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Cathedral in the Richmond District, San Francisco, California

Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Cathedral in the Richmond District, San F...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

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