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2185 – the Dutch photographer Cas Oorthuys and Athos in 1957-2

The second contact print from the Cas Oorthuys files in the Dutch photo museum contains pictures of Karyes, the Protaton church, and pictures of men (with the writer A. den Doolaard?) on the road with mules, probably going from Karyes … Continue reading

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2129 – a close look at Agiou Paulou monastery 1

In post 2015 I ended my photo report with a picture of the Agiou Paulou monastery. Today we will take a closer look at the exterior of the monastery, starting with a plan of the monastery from Mylonas, made in … Continue reading

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2006 – Vatopedi, a closer look at the main gate

The main entrance to Vatopedi monastery (Δ on the plan) have been subject in many posts on our weblog. Today we wil take closer look at the gate and I will show you some detailed pictures. This is a plan … Continue reading

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1601 – Esfigmenou: the main gate frescoes

Let’s take a closer look at the frescoes form the main entrance, with its two large pillars at each side. It is dedicated to Agios Konstantinos and his wife Eleni. Most paintings are badly damaged. The style of painting is … Continue reading

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