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Religious procession on the day of the Holy Trinity in Holy Trinity Church in Sheets.
Moscow

Temple of the Holy Trinity in sheets - one of the oldest in Moscow. His fate is inextricably linked with significant events in Russian history, the army and navy. Within the walls of this temple was created in memory of the kings of Alexei Mikhailovich Fyodor Alekseevich, Peter I. Russian tsars were pilgrims and donors of the temple. The first mention of the wooden church refers to 1632. In the years 1650-1661 in its place was erected the magnificent stone cathedral. The temple is located near the gate of Candlemas Earthen city. In origin it can be called Streletsky, as it was built in the suburb Streletskaya loyal to the king of archers. After the temple was a road in the Trinity-Sergeev Monastery, so he was dedicated to the Holy Trinity. The distinguished name "on the sheets, the most common version is derived from cheap popular images, amusing sheets, which were exhibited around the fence of Trinity Church printers neighboring suburb.

Copyright: Александр Живицкий
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