News & Updates : Tag: Archbishop Iakovos Library and Learning Resource Center
The entire Hellenic College Holy Cross community has greeted with joy the announcement that the V. Rev. Joachim Cotsonis, PhD (Holy Cross 1979), Director of HCHC's Archbishop Iakovos Library and Learning Center, will soon become Bishop of Amissos. The official announcement, issued on November 27 by the Ecumenical Patriarchate, stated that His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, together with the Holy and Sacred Synod, welcomed the proposal of the Holy Eparchial Synod of our Archdiocese for the election of an Auxiliary Bishop to His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America. Bishop-elect Joachim will serve in that capacity while retaining his position at...
Fr. Cotsonis Lectures at Dumbarton Oaks
On July 12, 2019, the V. Rev. Archimandrite Joachim Cotsonis, PhD, presented a lecture on the iconography of Byzantine lead seals for the graduate students enrolled in the 2019 Byzantine Coins and Seals Summer Program at Harvard University's Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, DC. Fr. Joachim is Director of HCHC's Archbishop Iakovos Library and Learning Resource Center and an internationally recognized authority on the iconography of lead seals, of which the Dumbarton Oaks 17,000-specimen collection is the largest and most comprehensive in the world. These seals offer great insight into all aspects of Byzantine studies, including art...