Panagia Prousiotissa

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'''Panagia of Prousiotissa'''. In the year 829 this Holy Icon of the Theotokos, which according to tradition was painted by the hand of St. [[Apostle Luke|Luke the Evangelist]], was kept in a beautiful church in the renowned city of Proussa. Today the church still stands in the city named Brusa, which is in Turkey near Constantinople. Many miracles have taken place in this Church.
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The Holy Icon '''Panagia of Prousiotissa''' according to tradition was painted by the hand of St. [[Apostle Luke|Luke the Evangelist]]. Since the year 829, this Holy Icon of the Theotokos has been kept in a church that still stands in the city of Proussa, now the Turkish city of Brusa, which is near present day Istanbul. Many miracles have taken place before this icon in the Church.
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A number of monasteries have been dedicated to this icon including:
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* [http://www.panoramio.com/photo/6934470/  Panagia Prousiotissa Monastery] Proussos (Greece)
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* [http://www.panagiaprousiotissa.org/ Panagia Prousiotissa] Greek Orthodox Monastery, Troy, NC USA)
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==List of monasteries==
 
* [http://www.panoramio.com/photo/6934470/  Panagia Prousiotissa Monastery] Proussos (Greece)
 
* [http://www.panagiaprousiotissa.org/ Panagia Prousiotissa] Greek Orthodox Monastery, Troy (NC, USA)
 
  
 
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Revision as of 13:30, June 28, 2008

The Holy Icon Panagia of Prousiotissa according to tradition was painted by the hand of St. Luke the Evangelist. Since the year 829, this Holy Icon of the Theotokos has been kept in a church that still stands in the city of Proussa, now the Turkish city of Brusa, which is near present day Istanbul. Many miracles have taken place before this icon in the Church.

A number of monasteries have been dedicated to this icon including:



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