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Talk:Panagia Blachernitissa

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:Which leads into the reason that your articles are being discussed - we've already had big or small discussions over the other names (or groups thereof)!
:As to what style should be used (Blachernae or Blachernitissa), I would personally lean more towards using a V at the beginning (i.e. how beta is pronounced in modern Greek), but...well, you're doing the article, which is more common, or which could gain wider recognition? &mdash; edited by [[User:Pistevo|<font color="green">Pιs</font><font color="gold">τévο</font>]] <sup>''[[User talk:Pistevo|<font color="blue">talk</font>]]'' ''[[User talk:Pistevo/dev/null|<font color="red">complaints</font>]]''</sup> at 17:13, February 14, 2008 (PST)
Good-heavens ... how to reply? It is true I am adding these articles but that is irrelevant because I am bound to OW Style boundaries. The only reason I would not comply is out of ignorance (newby-ness). What I AM familiar with, however, is Orthodoxy ... I have been in it for 32 years now and have experienced it in such varied ways especially through the experience of travel ... so i find it amusing that the majority of the most interesting Orthodox historical information is infact some of the least recognised information by the new American/Australian anglophonic Orthodox. This statement is not for offense ... its just that ... if someone is new to Orthodoxy (My definition of being 'new' doesnt mean that you are any less 'theologised' or 'Spiritual' but it does mean lack of experience -only) then OF COURSE they have NEVER heard of this stuff before! That is what I believe SHOULD make the OrthodoxWiki portal ... education not just of the known but the unknown ... we cant just adopt the thinking of most 'anglophonic' based Orthodox havent heard of it 'SO!' lets keep it to what they know because then we would limit their growth ... I am of the opinion (not forcing this down anyone throat) that we should present NEW information to 'fulfill' their experience of the Orthodox Tradition ... Eg. such as listing these endless beautiful OLD icons of the Theotokos! Much of the historical growth and understanding of being Orthodox comes through the knowledge of each intimate part of the Orthodox world - even if it appears repetitive (like many, many icons of the one Theotokos)!
Wow ... what a GASS bag I am ... at the end of the day, I dont care if it is a 'B' or a 'V' or if it is an 'itissa' or a 'arnea' as long as the essence of the information appears closely to the truth of what it is ... any variations are superficial unless the affect the information of the icon (many icons have a close link to the name for a reason). You guys decide what is better ... I will modify a lot of the existing articles (I need to clean up what I have) but in the future if I create something that is not quite right ..change it by all means!! :-) -- [[User:Ixthis888|Vasiliki]] 17:38, February 14, 2008 (PST)