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1553 – The ascension of Christ

Theophanes the Cretan The Ascension 1546 Egg tempera on wood Stavronikita monastery. Here are some more ascension paintings. hv

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805 – Ascension and the tent of Napoleon

On the nightly news in France on may 19th 2009 (France 2, Journal de 20 heures), there was a report that a reporter visited the Esphigmenou Monastery (which is usually closed to outsiders) and the monks showed him around the … Continue reading

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