Tag Archives: 1913

1473 – old Athos pictures/postcards

Here some new interesting pictures that I found lately: 1913:  colourised photo above shows guards of a Greek monastery in Mount Athos, after having repelled Bulgarian invaders (1913). Some are possibly monks and there is one Gendarme among them. 1918 … Continue reading

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1446 – Athos in a Dutch newspaper 100 years ago: September 11th 1913

This newspaper article dates exactly 100 years ago today. It discribes the turbulent times Mount Athos was in at that time. Translation in English: The monks of Mount Athos The issue of the protectorate over the monks republic Athos is … Continue reading

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1417 – Athos 100 years ago in Dutch newspapers: 24 July 1913, riots on Athos!

21 January 1913: The Athos-mountain: Reuter has heard that the representatives of the major powers that Athos will become an independent “religious republic”. 7 February 1913- Reuter The monks of Mount Athos – Monks of the Mount Athos protested against the intention … Continue reading

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1306 – Queen Olga (and King George I) intend to visit Athos in 1913

According to this article from the first of February 1913 King George intended to visit Mount Athos, together with his Russian wife Olga, not long after the Ottoman rule of Athos ended in 1912 (after 500 years!). The same article … Continue reading

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