Category Archives: Chromitsa

1840 – (old) images of Russian settlements on Athos

Chromitsa around 1910Chromitsa and Bogoroditsa – Xylourgou (thanks Giannis)Paleo Monastir 1988Panteleimon 1835Panteleimon 1861 LithographPanteleimon prior to 1862 (from refectory)Panteleimon: from kellion Panteleimon Karyes, before 1886Panteleimon construction of the South wing, 1871Panteleimon 1886Panteleimon 1895Panteleimon 1986 Wim, 27/8

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1445 – Mylonas: Atlas of Athos, part 2: Panteleimon monastery

This substantial three-part work, published in 2000, provides a topographical, architectural and photographic record and survey of each Byzantine and Orthodox monastery on Mount Athos in Greece. The results of the long-term project are published in three fascicules. The first … Continue reading

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1428 – more old pictures from Mount Athos

The facebook page of Haritopoulos Stathis is a goldmine for rare and old Athos pictures. Today I share some of his old pictures: and just as in our last post,I think I need the help of our readers, because Haritopoulos … Continue reading

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1396 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 5: wine tasting by Tsantali

The main goal to our visit to Chromitsa was a winetasting at the Tsantali winery. Mr Christos Bitsios, the Tsantali manager who kindly showed us around and explained us everything about the history of the Tsantali company and the Chromitsa … Continue reading

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1382 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 4

Today we take a closer look at the last two buildings of the Chromitsa metochi, numbers G and J on the map below: The large building G, with its different architecture with a large balcony that runs around it, the rounded … Continue reading

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1380 – The windmill of Chromitsa

This has to be one of the oldest images of the Metochi of Chromitsa, roundabout 1875 I think. Watch the windmill on the top left. The mill is without sails. Maybe then already half in ruins. This is a view … Continue reading

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1378 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 3

In post 1373  and 1375 I started the blog about Chromitsa. Today I will continue in the courtyard D of building A/B. This large building has been build last (after 1885), as we have seen on the pictures that I … Continue reading

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