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Най-почитаният български светец, преподобен, основоположник на Рилския манастир и на отшелничеството в България. Култът му е широко разпространен на Балканите и в цялото Източно православие.
St. Archbishop Sava is the leading figure in the history of the religious and cultural life of Orthodox Slavs in the Balkans from the late 12th century to the first third of the 13th century, the founder of the autocephalous Serbian church, its first archbishop, the first distributor of church and secular laws among the Serbs, the first famous Serbian translator and writer.
St. Prince Lazarus, a ruler of Serbia, unifier of the Serbian lands, builder of monasteries and Churches, was reflected in Serbian literature and folklore as one of the main heroes of the battle against the Turks on the Kosovo field in 1389. After his death he was immediately canonized as a holy martyr by the Serbian Orthodox Church.
St. George the New is a great martyr who was burned by the Turks on 11 February 1515 in the Bulgarian city of Sredetz (Sofia) for refusing to accept Islam, and became widely known not only in the Slavic Orthodox south but also in the Russian lands.