1352 – book: Paul Huber – Athos Leben Glaube Kunst (Life, Religion, Art)

This book is written by the Swiss theologist and photographer Paul Huber and published in 1969 by Alantis verlag in Zürich, containing 408 pages and 220 pictures and images.

Athos Leben Glaube Kunst - front

The book has four chapters:

Monasteries and Monks 31-133

Manuscripts and Miniatures 145 – 255

Icons and Relics 267 – 316

Fresco’s 327 – 383

Most of the pictures I will show are from the first chapter.01 Panteleimonos

Panteleimonos: according to Huber there lived 1928 monks here in 1902, in 1965 only 33 remained. When I visited the place in 1980 I was told that only 8 monks were left, two of them Greek. This picture was staken before all the buildings behind the church were destroyed by fire!

04 - Phosfori tower Ouranopolis

The “Loch”tower in Ouranopolis (Phosphori)

02 - Protaton

The Protaton church and bell tower – Karyes

03 - Protos Proigoummenos Konstantinos Lavriotis 1965-66

Protos Proigoummenos Konstantinos Lavriotis 1965-66

17 - Karyes layman

Karyes – layman or Siromahki?

18 - Panteleimonos diakon Bonifatius

Panteleimonos – diakon Bonifatius in the ossuary

20 - Serail

Skiti Andreou or Serail

22 - Athonasias Serail

Serail – novices at the Athonasios school

23 - Katounakia - Gregorios

Katounakia – painter monk Gregorios

24 - Katounakia - Euthymios

Katounakia – monk Euthymios

28 - Karoulia hermit Arsenios

Karoulia – hermit Arsenios

26 - between Ars Sografou and Docheiariou hermit Orestes

between Arsanas Sografou and Docheiariou – hermit Orestes

27 - hermit Orestes

Hermit Orestes

16 - Lavra trapeza

Trapeza – Lavra

Wim, 4/4

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