On April 15, 2021 at 16:00, the BHFC will present the online lecture “Gregory V of Constantinople” by Dr. Olena Uvarova, Associate Professor of the Department of Social Sciences at the National Medical University of Odessa.
The lecture is devoted to one of the most controversial figures in the history of Orthodoxy in Greece and the early period of the Greek Revolution – the Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople, who despite issuing an anathema against the rebels became a symbol of struggle for freedom.
The Patriarch was accused of collaboration with the revolutionaries and prosecuted on April 10, 1821. The Patriarch was buried in the Greek Church in Odessa, and his remains rested there for a half a century, from 1821 to 1871.
On the basis of archival materials and historic research, the lecture will focus on the life of Gregory V, the circumstances of his burial in Odessa and further reburial in Greece.
The lecture will take place on the ZOOM platform
Connection to the conference (lectures) via the following link: https://zoom.us/j/91285449863?pwd=shj1ogjrvhzryu9qegyxc3z6tfh4zz09
Conference ID: 912 8544 9863
Access code: 349547