Books tagged: greek orthodox church

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Memoirs of a Fugitive on Mount Athos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Mount Athos, the ancient land of monasteries, is sacred to Orthodox Christians. But the breathtakingly beautiful Holy Mountain has a darker side, which Father Nectarios reveals in his vivid account of a lifetime spent in this unique remnant of Byzantium. Fleeing from creditors after his boat is wrecked off Crete, the hedonistic Englishman resolves to find his niche in this medieval microcosm...
Tarpon Springs, Where Sponges are Gold
Price: Free! Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
This little novella is a tale of two splendid cities and how the rich culture of the Greeks has influenced the development of the entire community along with the lives of its inhabitants. It investigates the need to preserve wetlands and sponges and the vital role that they play in the health of our planet. It explores the Greek Orthodox Religion and Saint Nicholas.