Monastery of St. Melania the Roman

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Monastery of St. Melania the Roman
Monastery information
Full name Манастир Свете Меланије
Order Serbian Orthodox
Established 1935[1]
Dedicated to Melania the Younger (the Roman)
Diocese Eparchy of Banat
People
Founder(s) Bishop Georgije Letić[1]
Site
Location Zrenjanin, Serbia
Coordinates 45°23'37"N 20°24'53"E

The Monastery of St. Melania the Roman (Serbian: Манастир Свете Меланије Римљанке, Manastir Svete Melanije Rimljanke) is a Serbian Orthodox monastery located in the northeastern part of the city of Zrenjanin, in northern Serbia. It was founded in 1935 by the Bishop of Banat, Dr. Georgije Letić, built in the Byzantine ecclessiastical style. It was the first female monastery in Banat. The current bishop is Nikanor.

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  1. ^ a b Sava 1996, Srpski jerarsi: od devetog do dvadesetog veka, p. 121:

    Својим личним сред- ствима подигао је у Петровграду (данас Зрењанин) женски манастир Свете Меланије. Од свога оца, српског православног вероисповедног учитеља, епископ Георгије наследио је љубав према школи и ...

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