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Chalki,
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one of the Princes' islands in the Marmara Sea opposite Istanbul (Constantinople). With the establishment of Chalki Theological College in Holy Trinity monastery in 1844, Chalki became an important training center for monks, bishops and professors. In 1971 the Turkish state closed the accommodation, the grammar school and the theological college, which through its guest students had in the meantime become a place of ecumenical encounter. The patriarchate is petitioning the Turkish government…

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Petzolt, Martin, “Chalki,”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_02822>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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