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1907 – Photographs by Frank Horlbeck

Vatopedi, trapeza, 1981 Photo’s by Frank Horlbeck from an exhibition held in the US (Chazen Museum of Art, Wisconsin) earlier this year which included about fifty digital prints made from a collection of over 20,000 slides and digital images to … Continue reading

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1887 – Esfigmenou: Saloniki court sentences zelotes

Penalty of 20 years imprisonment imposed by the Mixed Jury Court of Thessaloniki to the abbot of the Old Brotherhood of the Holy Monastery Esfigmenou of Mount Athos, as well as in another monk of the same brotherhood on the incidents … Continue reading

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1846 – 10 September: forest fire near Chilandariou

Yesterday morning at 7.29 h. fire, reportedly caused by lightning,  raged in a forest area in the region of Hilandar Monastery on Mount Athos.  The efforts to extinguish the fires by 18 fire figthers with 6 vehicles, togeter with monks, … Continue reading

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1803 – On our way to Stavronikita: fires and vibrations (day three, second leg)

We waved goodbye to Pantocratoros where we enjoyed so much hospitality and a very good meal. We followed the wonderful monopati along the coast. It is a bit hilly but not too strenuous. The monopati is completely covered from time … Continue reading

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1764 – the Nea Skiti fire on September 22nd (2)

On our last pilgrimage to Athos I posted these pictures in 1749, a few minutes after the fire was extinguished. Here is whole story and more pictures. After arriving at the kellion of Father Nikon and Eugenios at 14.50 h. … Continue reading

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1749 – fire in Nea Skiti

Just after arriving at Nea Skiti today a fire started in the kaliva of Father Raphael. He is not harmed in any way, but he was very sad because his house is burned. The chapel looks untouched by the fire. … Continue reading

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1727 – Panteleimonos in the 60ties

A few years before mr Gerard Koolschijn visited Panteleimonos my dear Athos friend Jan Paul ten Bruggencate payed a visit to the Russian convent. Here are his pictures from 1969:The katholicon with the guesthouse behind it, just after the destructive … Continue reading

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