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1441 – Books: Visits to Monasteries in the Levant by Robert Curzon

Here the part  of the book that covers his visit to the Athos monasteries. The print above is from the book and showes Pantocrateros. Robert Curzon, 14th Baron Zouche (16 March 1810-2 August 1873), was a notable Victorian English traveler, … Continue reading

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322 – Books: Curzon 2

The complete book (1849 edition) you can read here. In the fragment below you get an impression how he negotiated with the ignorant monks of Xenofontos. hv

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321 – Robert Curzon

Robert Curzon, 14th Baron Zouche (16 March 1810-2 August 1873), was a notable Victorian English traveler, travel writer, and diplomat, active mainly in the Near East. He is perhaps best known as being responsible for the “purchase” of some of … Continue reading

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