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1680 – Memento Mori in Dionysiou

Just outside the gate of Dionysiou along the stone benches the path to Paulou starts. There are some old buildings on the left and a sea view on the right. The path narrows a bit and takes a sharp turn, … Continue reading

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1678 – A walk around Dionysiou

We received a warm and friendly welcome in the guest house of Dionysiou. It was good to be in a monastery after the walk from Grigouriou in the snow. We had a spicy discussion with another guest about our walking … Continue reading

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1677 – A man in Dionysiou 1941

In 1941 a German scientific expedision visited Athos. Prof Dr Dölger and his team did a lot of research and made a lot of photographs.  Many of them published in his book Mönchsland Athos. New images, some of them not to … Continue reading

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1670 – The walk to Dionysiou

After the snow ball fight the peace was signed and we were off to Dionysiou. It was still the last day of the year. Some of the monks were worried about our walking plans. The path could be very slippery … Continue reading

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1659 – Entering Dionysiou in the snow

The last day of the year 31 december 2014. Coming from Grigoriou we walked to Dionysiou after it snowed all night (30/31th dec 2014). We did it carefully,  step by step in sometimes 30 cm snow. It was beautiful. hv

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1654 – todays pictures from Athos and best wishes for 2015 plus 2014 in review

Courtyard Gregoriou 31-12-2014 Dear readers, We just got some pictures from my brother Herman from Athos today. Pilgrim Bas: up to his knees in the snow! Grigoriou in the snow Webmaster Herman in Dionysiou at the last day of 2014 (15.00 … Continue reading

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1558 – Passing the monastery of Dionysiou

Coming from Gregoriou walking along the beautiful monopati Dinonysiou comes into view. The arsanas (harbour) has been expanded with a new pier. Clouds are covering the mountains itself.       Dionysiou is founded in the 14th century.  In October 1535 a … Continue reading

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1533 – The Getty Museum announced today plans to voluntarily return a 12th-century Byzantine illuminated New Testament to Dionysiou

Image: Saint Matthew, 1133. Artist Unknown. Byzantine. Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment. 22.1 x 18.1 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/8 in.). The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. Ludwig II 4, fol. 10v. … Continue reading

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1485 – How things change…..?

Dionysiou by Fred Boissonnas in 1928-30 and in 2013 by hv. Kavsokalivia 20th century and in 2013 Sk Andreou, before the large church was build (1900) and in 2013 Detail of the ruined part of Sk. Andreou (2013) hv

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1345 – The tradition of printmaking on Mount Athos

Dionysiou 1754, example of printmaking on Athos. Markos Kampanis made a study on this subject. Markos Kampanis is an artist, born in Athens in 1955. He has studied painting in London. He works as a painter, print maker, book illustrator … Continue reading

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