theotokos

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theotokos

(θɪˈɒtəˌkɒs)
n
(Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) the mother of God or the Virgin Mary; literally the 'God-bearer'
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Sometime later, that same Ioanykii, now in L viv, once again had a nighttime visitation from the Bogoroditsa.
Sveta Bogoroditsa/Golyama Bogoroditsa (Holy Virgin Mary's Day).
The nuns from the former Ioanno-Bogoslovskii convent formed the Bogoroditsa Smolenskii Traveler's society.
Orthodox faith," "Orthodox Mother of God," or "Orthodox Sophia" (pravoslavnaia vera, pravoslavnaia Bogoroditsa, pravoslavnaia Sofiia) may well be "bookish.
Its Church of Sveta Bogoroditsa (1604) houses frescoes by the 19th-century Zahari Zograf (considered Bulgaria's greatest iconographer).