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2275 – photo’s and etchings of 19 monasteries from 1904

On this commercial Russian website (sviatogora.com) I found old images from (almost) all Athos monasteries. There is also a translation in English. They claim that the old photo’s amd etchings of the 19 monateries are all from1904, but I was … Continue reading

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2000 – Rembrandt on Athos

This year I will visit Athos in September for the 12th time. Xenofontos, Grigoriou and Pavlou are monasteries that I visited before, but I never stayed over.  Unfortunately Xerapotamou declined our request for an overnight in their monastery. This will … Continue reading

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1725 – Athos vintage photo’s and art

In post 1503 I showed you some pictures of the German Wehrmacht on Athos during the Second World War. Today I found two more, with monks and soldiers posing in front of the camera. All photo’s seem to be from … Continue reading

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1611 – Chilandariou 1885 and 2013

Our next stop on our pilgrimage in 2013 brings us to Chilandriou. Originally we made a reservation to sleep here, but when we found out that we could stay at Esfigmenou, we prefered an overnight sleep in this monastery. One … Continue reading

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