June 24 – Athanasius Parios; Bartholomew of Farne

Athanasius Parios (1721/1722–1813) received instruction in the “common letters” (β through μ) on Paros, then went to the school in Smyrna that later came to be known as the “Evangeliki School.” What Athanasius called it, my sources do not say. He studied there for six years, then moved on to the Athonias Academy on Athos*,… Continue reading June 24 – Athanasius Parios; Bartholomew of Farne