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. (30) Haliatovs'kyi did not elaborate further, but a contemporary reader would have instantly recognized that the author was referring to himself and to miracles of very recent vintage.
Sveta Bogoroditsa/Golyama Bogoroditsa (Holy Virgin Mary's Day).
The nuns from the former Ioanno-Bogoslovskii convent formed the Bogoroditsa Smolenskii Traveler's society.
He took me to see Berovo's new church, completed in 1996, half a mile out of town, and dedicated to Mary 'Bogoroditsa', the Mother of God.
Admittedly, only a small minority of the expressions in literary texts that Azbelev traces to oral sources might not be folkloric, such as "eternal memory" (vechnaia parniat') or the widespread geographic term "the Iron Gates." "Orthodox faith," "Orthodox Mother of God," or "Orthodox Sophia" (pravoslavnaia vera, pravoslavnaia Bogoroditsa, pravoslavnaia Sofiia) may well be "bookish." I am not sanguine that folkloric origin can resolve the conundrum of the textual relations between the Igor' Tale and the Zadonshchina to everyone's satisfaction.
Its Church of Sveta Bogoroditsa (1604) houses frescoes by the 19th-century Zahari Zograf (considered Bulgaria's greatest iconographer).
Samarin, "Bogoroditsa v russkom narodnom pravoslavii," Russkaia mysl', no.