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Monastery (Спасо-Яковлевский монастырь) (Rostov)
Spasso- Yakovlevsky Monastery was found in
1389 by bishop Saint Jacob (or Yakov or Iakov) in Russian
(died 27 November 1392) on the shores of Lake Nero in South-
Western part of Rostov. Bishop Jacob was kicked out of the
city for granting amnesty to a woman who was destined for
execution. Bishop's kindness saved her, but Rostov residents
refused to keep Jacob as their spiritual leader. He settled
near a spring, constructed a wooden chapel and a small
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Spasso- Yakovlevsky Monastery
Subsequent generations of monks constructed
Cathedral of Conception of Saint Anna (Zachatievsky
Cathedral) in 1686. Masters from
the interior walls and ceiling of the new church.
Metropolitan Jonah Sysoevich consecrated the first stone
building in Spasso Yakovlevsky Monastery. Additionally
Savior Transfiguration Cathedral (Spaso- Preobrazhensky
Cathedral) also dates to the same time period.
Metropolitan Dmitry of Rostov paid particular
interest in development of the monastery. After his death on
November 25 1709 he was buried in Zachatievsky Cathedral.
After his death Dmitry of Rostov canonized and relics draw
thousands of pilgrims annually. Cathedral of Saint Dmitry of
Rostov was constructed in 1794- 1802.