St. Sabbatius of Solovki
An hermit of the far North, St. Sabbatius was the pioneer of
monasticism at Solovki. He was
joined by only one other monk,
St. Germanus, and after six years of very difficult
struggle in the almost uninhabited and bitterly cold
archipelago reposed while his companion was away on
the mainland. Extremely obscure in his earthly lifetime,
he became one of the most famous of all Russian saints
as the founder of one of the Orthodox world's greatest
--- Norman Hugh Redington
Under construction --- far from complete! Read with caution.
St. Maximus the Greek:
Zhitie Zosimy i Savvatija Solovetskikh, (XVII Century).
From Orthodox America:
- Dositheus and Spyridon:
Povest o Zosime i Savvatij, (XV Century).
Moscow: Kniga, 1986.
Moscow: Jazyki Slavjanskoj Kultury, 2001.
- S. V. Minejeva:
Rukopisnaja traditsija Zhitija prep. Zosimy
i Savvatija Solovetskikh, (2001).
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