Griechenland: British Library returns historic documents to Greek Monastery

The British Library has returned three rare historic documents that had been illegally removed from the Panagia Chrysopodaritissa Monastery in Achaia in 1979, Greek City Times reports. According to the Greek Culture and Sports Ministry, the items which were returned to the Greek Embassy in London on Thursday to be sent on to Greece, include two 18th-century patriarchal sigils issued by Ecumenical Patriarch Prokopius I (1786) and Gregory V (1798), relating to the patriarchal value of the monastery and an 18th-century Ottoman firman from the same collection.

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