I-Varlaam Monastery, eyona intle eMeteora

Los Iimonasteri zamaGrike zaseMeteora Zidume kakhulu, ubugcisa bonyamezelo, ubunjineli kunye nenkolo zonke zidityanisiwe. Kwaye phakathi kwabo eyona nto inomtsalane yile I-Varlaam Monastery. Ngokomlando ngonyaka we-1350 i-monk yamasiko e-ascetic kakhulu e-Varlaam waya kuhlala phezulu kweli litye. Apho wakha iicawa ezintathu kunye nesisele sakhe, eyona ilula. Ushiye yedwa kwaye kubonakala ukuba akukho mntu ukhathaleleyo ngokumlandela kwi-adventure yakhe kuba ukusweleka kwakhe indawo yashiywa.

Izakhiwo ezakhiweyo zaqala ukonakala kwaye ke zisinda kangangeenkulungwane ezimbini de kwasekuqaleni kwenkulungwane ye-22 iimonki ezimbini ezazisisityebi ezivela eIoannina zakhwela kwelo litye zaza zagqiba kwelokuba zifumane umzi woonongendi. Intsomi ithi kufuneka boyise inyoka elihlala emqolombeni kodwa inyani yile yokuba banemali engaphezulu kwe-Varlaam ehluphekileyo, ukwakha kwakungekho nzima kangako. Bawathabatha la mabhodlo baza baphinda bakwakha baza babandisa. Isigaba sokuqala somsebenzi sathatha iminyaka engama-1, sizisa zonke izinto zokwakha phezulu kweliwa, kodwa kubonakala ngathi kungaphelanga nenyanga enye imisebenzi yayilungile.

Ukususela ngoko, i-Varlaam Monastery yayihlala ihlala ngamaqela angabikho ngaphezu kweemonki ezingama-35, kodwa ukususela ngekhulu leshumi elinesixhenxe laqala ukuhla. Namhlanje ziimonki ezisi-7 kuphela ezihleliyo. Ukufika apho kuya kufuneka uwele ibhulorho emxinwa evela kwindlela ephambili kodwa kufanelekile kuba yindawo entle kwaye isebenza ngaphakathi kwimyuziyam enomdla kakhulu. Ivula yonke imihla phakathi kwe-9 kusasa kunye ne-1 ngokuhlwa naphakathi kwe-3: 30 kunye ne-6 ngokuhlwa.


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