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Albania is a patriarchal society based on male predominance. A few brief written records are preserved from the 15th century, the first being a baptismal formula from Given the extremely patriarchal nature of Albanian society, greater importance is attributed to the birth of sons than to that of daughters. The media and businesses who promote their products and services through sports also receive benefits.
Saint Naum's original feast day was December 23, but in on the authority of the Archbishop of Achrida, it was changed to June 20 to make pilgrimages less strenuous in the continental climate of the interior of the Balkans. These churches were named after a variety of Christian saints, over forty in all, but on closer inspection we see that over half of the churches of the period bore the names of only four saints: the Virgin Mary, Saint Nicholas, Saint Veneranda and Saint George. It drew and benefited from both cultures but also suffered immensely over the centuries from conflicts between the two halves of the empire. Figures for Albanian settlements in Greece are unavailable because the Greek government does not acknowledge the existence of an Albanian minority there. Saint Demetrius is often represented as a warrior saint like Saint George, and is referred to in the Orthodox liturgy.