Category Archives: Skiti Andreou

2004 – Semantrons in skites

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1958 – Death in the Serail

The Russian period in the Serail ended in a sad way because there came no fresh blood from the Soviet Union. It is described in various posts in the blog, for instance here.The tomb of the founder of the skete: Hegumen … Continue reading

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1956 – On the way to Skiti Andreou and its church bells

Approaching Skiti AndreouComing from Maroudá we walked down to Skiti Andreou. Leaving the wooded area this is the first encounter with the impressive domescape of the former Russian monastic settlement with its golden crosses.The cypresses seem to compete with the … Continue reading

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1939 – The Way of the Bey, second day, thirth leg.

We had an intensive interaction with animals on the Way of the Bey. The only human encounter on the long Way of the Bey, about 20 kilometers, was the surprise meeting with a group of Mount Athos Friends (FOMA) who … Continue reading

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1915 – The red chapel of Andreou

The history of the oldest chapel in the skiti of Andreou is written in post 1850. A short history in foto’s by Cuville (1918), Koolschijn (1970), Geldermans (1972), Wim Voogd (2015) en Herman Voogd (2017).Herman Voogd

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1858 – Athos film in French from 1963

This film is black and white, 13′.35 minutes long, with a long interview with a French speaking monk Pavlos Lavriotis – 1885 – 1980 (photo above) and images of the last remaining six inhabitants of skiti Andreou, see pictures below.A monk from Mongolia, … Continue reading

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1853 – Skiti Andreou: historical pictures

The ossuary of Andreou: also see the more recent pictures of Raymond Geldermans from April 1982 in post 1851.The old trapeza: this mist be the oval room on the picture below, taken from the garden. Notice the wall paintings: nowadays they disappeared … Continue reading

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