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1662 – Moines du Mont-Athos 1953


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1639 – film: the climb to the top of Mount Athos on 18/19 August

A beautiful film in Greek about the mountain and the feast of the Transfiguration on August 18/19: Wim, 3/11

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1616 – Millennium Celebration On Mount Athos (963 – 1963)

King Paul of Greece (and his son Constantine) walks with Patriarch Athinagora and other religious leaders in Karyes.

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1550 – films: Mt Athos – A Thousand Years are as One Day 1981 / Mount Athos 1980s

An English spoken German film about Athos from 1981, made by Südwestfunk Baden-Baden. A beautiful and insightful documentary about the Orthodox Christian monastic enclave of Mt Athos (Chalkidiki), and the Athonite perspective on the world, spirituality and devotion. Most scenes are … Continue reading

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1469 – Docheiariou 26 September 2013: the sound of the semantron and bells

On September 26 this year we ended our Athos trip in Docheiariou, for me it was 33 years ago I visited this monastery. Docheiariou 1980 After it got dark we ended up on a balcony, where this picture was taken … Continue reading

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1463 – The boat to Dafni

Film impression of a boat loaded with pilgrims september 2013 hv

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1462- The harbour of Dafni in full swing

Short impression of our arrival at Dafni in 2013. hv

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1383 – four (long) Russian films about Athos

The first is a long film (1.07.36) in Russian on YouTube from 1998 with images of the main settlements: Paleo monasterio, Xylurgu/Bogoroditsa, Panteleimonos and skiti Eliou. I couldn’t embed the movie, click on the link above. The second film dates from … Continue reading

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1367 – Chromitsa

Greek wine company Tsantali runs a large vineyard on Mount Athos. They renovated an old Russian hospital close to the border where they invite guests to taste wine. Tsanatali is the official supplier of the Moscow Kremlin with the wine … Continue reading

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1363 – timelapse

From Panteleimonos to Dochiariou by boat in 1 minute. hv

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