Category Archives: trip 2009: Wim’s group

1221 – Pantocratoros (day 3 – 33)

Today we take a closer look inside the monastery, starting at the heavily fortyfied doors: Entrance to Pantocratoros (nr 1 on the plan in 1220) Backside of the door Column near the gate Pantocratoros – another column Pantocratoros courtyard – … Continue reading

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1220 – Pantocratoros (day 3 – 32)

Pantocratoros and heath – 29 September 2009 In the afternoon of our third day on Athos we arrived at Pantocratoros. Two years before, in 2007, we planned to stay for one night in this monastery, but the loud sound of drills … Continue reading

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1213 – Stavronikita (day 3 – 31)

Stavronikita with cactus After visiting Kaliagra I went back to Stavronikita, to pick up fellow pilgrim Peter and to continue our trip to Pantocratoros. But first some more pictures of Stavronikita. At the entrance door: a badly damaged fresco of … Continue reading

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1138 – from Dionysiou to Grigoriou (day 3 – nr 19)

 On the 29th of September 2009 we walked from Dionysiou to Grigoriou, over a beautifull and well kept path (see part of the Zwerger-map).  Dionysiou and its harbour, with the harbour of Ag. Pavlou on the background.  We passed this … Continue reading

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1136 – Dionysiou: more details from the courtyard (day 3 – nr 18)

Dionysiou: Clock with “Athos-time”, a bell and a large wooden semantron. Below is the portico. Portico: a column with a capital. It is difficult to say if this capital is an original part of Christian building/architecture, or that it is an ancient … Continue reading

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1126 – Dionysiou: the portico, part 5 (day 2 nr 16)

In Blogs 1100, 1103, 1110 and 1113 I showed you scene 1 to 12 from the Apocalypse of St. John. Today I continue with scene 13 (chapter 6 of the Apocalypse). One of the most famous scenes from the Dionysiou … Continue reading

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1113 – Dionysiou: the portico, part 4 (day 2 nr 15)

Today I will start with the 11th scene of the portico, showing the 12th chapter of the apocalypse of St. John. Left from the door leading to the refectory: “The vision of the woman clothed with the sun and of the great dragon … Continue reading

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