See the AMAZING photos of Levantine Greeks observing Good Friday in Syria and Lebanon

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Like every Orthodox Christian around the world, the Levantine Greeks, also known as Rūm, commemorated Good Friday with prayer and observance.

In the Syrian capital of Damascus, the Holy Cross Levantine Greek Scout performed Agni Parthene with their famous band.

Amidst the solemnity of Good Friday in Marmarita, a town nestled in the Christian's valley in Syria, Levantine Greek scouts lit candles.

The Levantine Greek community in Latakia on Good Friday.

Meanwhile, children in Amioun, Lebanon collect flowers to adorn the Epitaphios of Christ, reflecting the beauty of Greek Levantine traditions. They wander the streets and gardens for hours and then gather in the church to complete the decoration.

His eminence Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, John X Yaziji's visit to Mersin, Turkey and participation in the Good Friday liturgy at the church of Archangels Michael and Gabriel.

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