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Transfiguration of the Saviour (Lazaretto)

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Transfiguration of the Saviour (Lazaretto)

On the small island Lazaretto in the middle of the harbor of Ithaca is the beautiful church of the Transfiguration.

 

Previously on the Lazaretto isle there was a quarantine station there. Later it became prisons. Since then, there was built a church. With the devastating earthquake of 1953 demolished all until about 1956 , the chapel was rebuilt . Stone, plastered , with two windows in the nave .

Celebrated on August 6 every year where there carrying a very old image of the Almighty for veneration. The people go there with boats in vespers and Divine Liturgy and end with the holy bread in the world shared by priest and blessed grape. It is one of the most picturesque churches of Ithaca.

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    Εργασία 7/θεσιου δημοτικού σχολειού Ιθάκης

    « Εις το βουνό ψηλά εκεί, είν’ εκκλησία ερημική »

    Εκπαιδευτικοί: Ηλία Αιμιλία - Μίχτη Σίσσυ

    Μαθητές: Βεντούρα Ερμίνα, Αιβάνη Μαντώ, Δευτεραίου Βασιλική, Μιχαλοπούλου Αννα, Κορνάρος Ανδρέας, Μπακαγιάννη Δήμητρα, Λιβιεράτου Νίκη, Ντύλγια Μπλερίμ, Ματαράγκα Χαρίκλεια, Πάνου Μαρία, Μορφέσης Πάνος, Παπαδόπουλος Κων/ντίνος, Μωραΐτης Αλέξανδρος, Πατσαλιά-Κωστήρη Άρτεμις, Ντύλγια Μανώλης, Ρεμαντά Αναστασία, Πατσαλιά-Κωστήρη Δανάη, Σιμήρη Νίκη, Πετράτου Μέμη, Φιοράτου Εύα, Σαρακίνας Γ ιώργος, Χίκα Μάριος, Σμπούκης Γιάννης, Σολδάτος Αποστολής, Ταφλαμπά Φαίδρα, Τσέλα Κων/ντίνος, Χάνος Κων/ντίνος και Χίκα Έλο.

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