1727 – Panteleimonos in the 60ties

A few years before mr Gerard Koolschijn visited Panteleimonos my dear Athos friend Jan Paul ten Bruggencate payed a visit to the Russian convent.

Here are his pictures from 1969:003The katholicon with the guesthouse behind it, just after the destructive fire one year earlier in 1968 – Photo Jan Paul

004The katholicon in 1969 – photo Jan Paul

005Inside the katholicon – photo Jan Paul

006The abbot (?) leaving the church – photo Jan Paul

007The abbot (?) in front of the church – photo Jan Paul

When I visited Panteleimonos in 1980 only 8 monks lived in Panteleimonos, six Russians and two Greek monks.

022 Athos PanteleimonPanteleimonos in 1980 – foto Wim Voogd

Wim, 4/6 (more pictures from Jan Paul ten Bruggencate from 1967)

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