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1877 – Athos film with drone scenes

Shot from a drone of the Mount Athos summit with the shadow of the mountain cast upon the sea in the morning sun . In this recent beautiful Russian film you will see some different places of Mount Athos, like … Continue reading

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1872 – the cell of St. Nicholas Burazeri near Karyes

In post 1287 I published some historical pictures from Athos, including the one from the beginning of 1900 of the cell of St. Nicholas Burazeri in Karyes. I did not know where to find this cell, but Giannis told us already … 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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1809 – hike from Maroudá to Skiti Andreou

After a brief visit to Maroudá we had to return to Skiti Andreou, where we would spend the night. Soon after we left the kellion, the Protos of the Holy Epistasia, Father Paul, visited the kellion, as we found out later. … Continue reading

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1805 – Maroudá: the exterior

Today we wil take a closer look at the exterior of kellion Maroudá. The kellion lies on a 20 minutes walk from Skiti Andreou, as you can see on this image from Google maps: The image above shows the plan … Continue reading

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1802 – Maroudá: the interior

Jan Paul ten Bruggencate has been a frequent visitor in the kelli Maroudá. He offered to show us around in the premises and to be our guide.The wooden entrance to main building of Maroudá, with the chapel on the right.The … Continue reading

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1801 – the Alexander frieze in Maroudá

Almost all paintings and fresco’s in Athos show us religious scenes: the live of Christ, Holy Saints and stories from the Bible are told on the murals. You will not find any secular images, because Athos monks focus on their … Continue reading

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