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2111 – The story of B.R. Forsyth from Australia in 1954

In 1954 B. R. Forsyth, from Australia , travelled alone to the Holy Mountain. Athos made an immense impression on him. He often spoke of ” his time at Athos,” but never met another person who also visited the peninsula. … Continue reading

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1905 – new Bulgarian documentary film about Athos: “The Garden of Theotokos”?

Last week I received an email from Silvia Stoyanova, producer of PavloFFilms. This is what she wrote to me to promote their new film about Athos: “Our film is made for a wider audience as from the start we decided that we … Continue reading

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1904 – ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΑΝΕΣΤΗ / Christos Anesti!

Easter liturgy in the Protaton in 1958, photographed by Chrysostomus Dahm, who published them in 1959 in his book Athos, Berg der Verklärung.Gouverneur Konstantopoulos and Protos Nathanael in the ProtatonThe ending of the Easter ceremonies: a meeting in the Iera Kinotis … Continue reading

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1811 – ΚΑΛΟ ΠΑΣΧΑ /Happy Easter

“ΑΠΟ ΤΗΝ ΕΥΛΟΓΗΜΕΝΗ ΞΕΝΟΦΩΝΤΙΝΗ ΣΚΗΤΗ ΕΥΧΟΜΑΣΤΕ ΜΕ ΑΓΑΠΗ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΥ ΟΙ ΠΑΤΕΡΕΣ ΤΟΥ ΓΕΡΟΝΤΑ ΝΙΚΩΝΑ ΚΑΛΗ ΑΝΑΣΤΑΣΗ” – Happy (Orthodox) Easter from gerontas Nikon from skiti Xenofontosand from Athosweblog! Wim Voogd, Herman Voogd and Bas Kamps

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1711 – Καλό Πάσχα! Καλή Ανάσταση! Kalo Pascha!

This weekend the Orthodox Greek celebrate Easter with the red Pascha eggs! Christos Anesti! Wim and Herman Voogd, 12/4

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1710 – The last supper photographed by Gabriel Millet 1918

The Evangelist, Saint John the Beloved, is seated next to Christ, as the youngest of the disciples, he is depicted as beardless. He receives in his left hand a piece of the Body of Christ. Judas Iscariot the Betrayer without … Continue reading

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1385 – Χριστός ἀνέστη! Christos Anesti! Christ is Risen!

The Orthodox Easter/Pascha takes place this weekend. Michael Panselinos painted the resurrection of Christ in the Protaton in Karyes. He lived in the late thirteenth/early fourteenth century and he is considered to be the top painter of the Macedonian school … Continue reading

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1030 – Good Friday and Easter 2009

Today – the 2th of April – is according to Gregorian calender Good Friday, the day that Jezus is nailed to the Cross. It is a special time on Mt. Athos and the Christian Orthodox world: in the monastery Dionisiou … Continue reading

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774 – Orthodox Easter 2009

Christos Anesti! fresco by Manuel Panselinos (1295 or 1313 A.D.) in the Protaton Church at Karyes, Mt. Athos, Greece “The joyous event of the glorious Resurrection is expressed in Orthodox Iconography with the Descent of the Lord into Hades.” Wim, … Continue reading

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703 – pictures from Xenofontos 2005 – part 1

On this site I found some good Athos pictures from 2005. Do see the 92-picture slide show of the Easter cellebrations. Sculls of monks dinner in the refectory after dinner in church monks singing monks outside the church Wim, 11/2

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