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Monastery of St. Euthymius (Suzdal)

Monastery of St. Euthymius (Suzdal)

 

 

 

Constructed: 1352

 

 

 

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Description of the Monastery of Saint Euthymius

Monastery of Saint Euthymius was found in 1352 by Suzdal Prince Boris Konstantinovich. It was originally called Spasky Abbey or Savior's Monastery. It was later renamed after a former head of the monastic community. The first structures were made of wood. In the 16th century it was replaced by brick buildings. After the Russian Revolution The monastery was turned into a prison. One of the most famous prisoners incarcerated here was Nazi German field marshal Friedrich Paulus. He was kept here after his 6th Army was destroyed in Stalingrad.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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