Saints Constantine and Helen Church (Mariupol)

The Saints Constantine and Helen Church (Ukrainian: церква Св. Костянтина і Єлени (Маріуполь)) was an Orthodox church in Mariupol, Ukraine.

Saints Constantine and Helen Church (Mariupol)
церква Св. Костянтина і Єлени
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47°05′46″N 37°32′55″E / 47.09611°N 37.54861°E / 47.09611; 37.54861
CountryUkraine
Language(s)Ukrainian, Russian
DenominationUkrainian Orthodox
History
StatusDemolished
Consecrated1910
Architecture
Demolished1934

History

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It was an Orthodox church in honor of the Roman emperor Constantine the Great and his mother Helena. The architect Victor Nilsen designed and built this church between 1903 and 1911[1] · [2] The building stood until it was demolished in 1934 during the Soviet era by the Bolshevik government as part of the Atheist Five-Year Plan.[3][4]

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References

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  1. ^ 5 безповоротно загублених храмів Маріуполя. mistomariupol.com.ua.
  2. ^ Эдуард ВОРОБЬЕВ: Храм – от рождения до распятия. Archived 2014-04-13 at the Wayback Machine old-mariupol.com.ua.
  3. ^ Lew Yarutsky (Лев Давидович Яруцкий): Мариупольские храмы вчера и сегодня (english: churches of mariupol, yesterday and today), Коллектив, предприятие «Мариупол. инж. центр экон. и социал. развития», Мариуполь 1991
  4. ^ Lew Yarutsky (Лев Давидович Яруцкий): Мариупольская старина (english: history of mariupol), Коллектив, предприятие «Мариупол. инж. центр экон. и социал. развития», Мариуполь 1991
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