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1839 – Hermit cells

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1834 – Athos film from Dutch pilgrims april 2016

My fellow Athos pilgrim Peter Ariese, who visited Athos in 2011 for the first time together with our group, came back to the Holy Mountain April this year, this time joined by his brother and Albert Hollander, who made this … Continue reading

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1821 – more stills from the documentary “A thousand years on Mount Athos”

The documentary I showed you in the last blog (1820) has some interesting scenes from unknown places on Athos. But first I will show you a few stills from Panteleimonos, starting with a picture from an (very) old monk, who … Continue reading

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1820 – Russian documentary: “A thousand years on Mount Athos”

This recent documentary from 2016 in Russian show us the main Russian settlements on Mount Athos. As predicted the renovation activities are well on its way in 2015, to be prepared for the celebrations in 2016 and the long expected … Continue reading

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1813 – Athos: a new film and a new book

The film Our reader Vasilis discovered this new documentary about Athos, that is to be released the day after tomorrow (13/5) in Vienna – Austria (Stadtkino im Kuenstlerhaus) and will be shown in German cinema from June 23th. Here is the trailer: On the … Continue reading

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1806 – Athos film German television: Der heilige Berg Athos

This short film (in German) is published on July 24th 2015 by the WDR/Actuelle Stunde -Bustour 2015. The reporter interviews the German monk Theodosius from Simonopetras, who had been living on Athos for more than 30 years. Theodosius takes care … Continue reading

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1788 – To the balcony of Simonos Petras

By viewing this film you will experience how to get up to the balcony of this monastery high up the coastal cliffs. It is 300 meters to the harbour below. Herman Voogd

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