Prince Vasyl-Kostiantyn Ostrozkyi Spoken About In Lublin
October 05, 2008
On 5 October 2008, Dmytro Shevchuk, the professor of the Department of Culture Studies and Philosophy of Ostroh Academy National University delivered a lecture and a seminar on the topic Prince Vasyl-Kostiantyn Ostrozkyi, Protector of Orthodoxy. The meeting was organized by Ukrainian Association in Lublin. It should be mentioned that Prince Ostrozkyi is closely connected to Lublin where he represented Orthodox people while discussing Lublin Union. Also, it was Vasyl-Kostiantyn Ostrozkyi who presented the icon of Virgin Mary to Ostroh. This icon is still worshipped by local Orthodox people.
The role of Vasyl-Kostiantyn Ostrozkyi in protection of Orthodox religion, publishing of Ostroh Bible, development of higher education in Ukraine was discussed during the seminar. Modern Ostroh Academy was also the topic of the discussion.