1713 – Athos book from Poland 1908

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On Europeana I found this complete book by X. Marcin Czerminski T. J. called Na górze Athos wśród mniszej republiki (The monastic republic of Mount Athos) in Polish. Here are some interesting photographs:
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This is again a photo of the guestroom for important pilgrims in Pantaleimonos monastery. It was destroyed in 1968 by fire. This is the oldest image I came across. Here a collection of images of the same room.

Schermafbeelding 2015-04-20 om 18.06.16An unknown Russian kellion. The cell of St. Nicholas Burazeri (Bourazeri) on the road from Stavronikita to Karyes. Thanks to Γιάννης .
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The grave of Athanasios in the katholicon of Lavra.
Schermafbeelding 2015-04-20 om 18.09.05The Morfonou bridge is part of the old, now destroyed,  monopati from Iviron to Lavra. The bridge is still there.
Schermafbeelding 2015-04-20 om 18.07.13The chapel of the Metamorphosis on the top of Mount Athos.
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The map.

Here the complete book with more photographs. Especially for our Polish readers.

Herman Voogd

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