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International Conference on the Hagiography of Cyprus

At the International Conferences on the Hagiography of Cyprus, topics covering periods and aspects of Cypriot Hagiography (Theology, History, Literature, Palaeography, Art, Archaeology, Architecture, Law, Music, Folk Studies) are examined by scholars from Cyprus and abroad.The Conferences are bi-anual.

The goal of the International Conferences on the Hagiography of Cyprus is the systematic examination of the spiritual wealth. of the so-called "island of saints" to the Christian world.

The first International Conference, organized in 2008, was dedicated to Saint Epiphanios of Constantia. Father and teacher of the Orthodox Church. Πατήρ και διδάσκαλος της Ορθοδόξου Καθολικής Εκκλησίας.

From 2012 to 2022, the Diocese of Constantia and Ammochostos and the "Agios Epiphanios" Cultural Academy have held six International Conferences, examining the Byzantine period of Cypriot Hagiograpy, Cypriot Hagiography during the periods of the Latin and Ottoman rule, the veneration of ecumenical saints in Cyprus, the veneration of the Theotokos and the veneration of the Holy Cross in Cyprus. 

The papers presented are published in the Proceedings Volumes. 

International Conference. Saint Epiphanios of Constantia.
Father and teacher of the Orthodox Church.
8-11 May 2008

First International Conference on
the Hagiography of Cyprus
9-12 February 2012

Second International Conference on the Hagiography of Cyprus
From Saint Epiphanios
to Saint Neophytos the Recluse
(4th-12th c.)

13-15 February 2014

Third International Conference on
the Hagiography of Cyprus
Frankish - Venetian - Ottoman rule
(
 (1191-1878)
25-27 February 2016

Fourth International Conference on
the Hagiography of Cyprus
Ecumenical Saints venerated in Cyprus
1-3 February 2018

Fifth International Conference on
the Hagiography of Cyprus
The veneration of the Theotokos in Cyprus
12-16 February 2020

Sixth International Conference on
the Hagiography of Cyprus
The veneration of the Holy Cross in
1-4 May 2022

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