Sep/Oct 2018 Current Moscow Time: 20:26:14
21 September 2018

  The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.

Northern Citadel

Author: William C. Brumfield
Illustrations/Images by William C. Brumfield

June 1997
Page 16   ( 4 pages)

Summary: For almost all of its 600 years, the Cyril-Belozersk Monastery guarded Russia's northern frontiers, while serving as an influential religious outpost. William Brumfield recounts the monastery's long history.

This article appeared in the June 1997 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.