germogen


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germogen

An obsolete term for the cytoplasmic component(s) from which germ cells were once thought to originate.
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Germogen wrote that once Varsonofii and German built their monasteries, they devoted themselves to the conversion of their non-Orthodox neighbors, though the vitae offered no further insights as to the mission's possible success or failure.
Germogen opened their tombs revealing their uncorrupted remains in 1595 and subsequently wrote the "Life of Gurii and Varsonofii" as the miracle cult was being established.
Gurii and Varsonofii were not the only miracle workers recorded by Germogen. The miracle-working Kazan' Mother of God icon also developed a local reputation.
Germogen sponsored a new chapel in the Bogoroditsii Convent in Kazan' specifically to house the Kazan' Mother of God Icon.
None of the later metropolitans of Kazan' quite compared to the notable successes of Germogen at the turn of the century.