Barlaam of Kiev

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Barlaam of Kiev (Russian: Варлаам Печерский, Varlaam Pecherskiy) (11th century) was an Eastern Orthodox saint. He was the first abbot of the monastery Kiev Pechersk Lavra, located in Kiev, Rus', and served together with Anthony of Kiev.

He is regarded as a saint of the Russian Orthodox Church, with a feast day of November 19,[1] and of other Eastern Orthodox Churches.


  1. ^ Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, a parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow, official website