The relations of Patriarchate of Antioch with the Romanian lands and the concession of the Saint Nicolas Princely Monastery Popăuţi (II)

24 March 2018

This study presents for the first time, in its second part, starting from the historical context illustrated in the first part, the dedication of Monastery Saint Nicholas Popăuţi to the Patriarchate of Antioch by Constantin Racoviţă, the Prince of Moldavia, being in a constant correspondence with Patriarch Sylvester; also identifying the pro­perties of the monastery from Botoşani, Vaslui and from Bessarabia and, implicitly, of new founders, by detecting and using the documentary sources in national and foreign archives as well as the evolution of the properties until the secularization.