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1391 – Sons of Tsars

No Russian Tsar ever visited the Holy Mountain. But Tsar Nicolas I en Tsar Alexander II send their sons to the Holy Mountain. In 1845 Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich, son of Nicolas I, made a tour and went to Panteleimonos … Continue reading

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688 – Panteleimonos: Greek and Russians

This is probably one of the oldest images of the Russian monastery Panteleimonos or Rossikon. It shows the monastery somewhere between 1835 – 1839. The large guesthouses on the waterfront are not there yet. The monastery at that time was … Continue reading

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