Category Archives: Paleo Monastiro

972 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Paleo Monastiro day 1 – 10

This is the entrance to the old Russian monastery, Paleo Monastiro, also called the monastery of the Thessalonicans (or Nagornij Rusik). Founded in 1169, nothing remains of the original building. After a devastating fire in 1312 it was rebuild again … Continue reading

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895 – Paleo monastiro / Old Rossikon

Maybe old news but here are some recent pictures of Old Rossikon. Moscow, 3 October 2008 (Interfax): Over the next two or three years, more than 20 million euros (714.935 million roubles. 27.56 million USD. 15.535 million UK pounds) shall … Continue reading

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356 – Paleo Monastiro

Some hundred meters before the harbour of Daphni lies along the shore the well known Russian monastery of Agiou Panteleimonos (or ‘Roussikon’), build in the 18th century. The original monastery – also named ‘Tou Thessalonikeos’ – and dating from the … Continue reading

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