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1394 – The Romanian skiti of Prodromou in the 19th century

Early shot of Prodromou, probably 1890. The skite will get the shape of a monastery, as you can see below,  but here not all the buildings and walls are finished. On this photo a large building is added to the … Continue reading

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430 – John Prodromou (The Forerunner or Baptist)

Manuel Panselinos, ca. 1300, fresco Protaton Karyes. Unknown contemporary artist, fresco, Simonos Petras. Photo by Theotokis of Simonopetra, 2003. hv

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420 – Russian icon 17th century

Top left corner Athanasios the Athonite (10th century) founder of Lavra. At the bottom John the Forerunner. On his right St. Demetrios of Thessaloniki. 83,5 x 66,5 cm private collection. Compare the head of John the Forerunner (Prodromus) with the … Continue reading

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395 – John Prodromos by Le Baron and others

This is how the freco’s of John the Forerunner in the Protaton looked in 1917: Pictures taken ca. 1917 Le baron Unknown photographer (German) 1956 Thisis a more recent picture of the restored fresco. More Panselinos go to http://www.eikastikon.gr hv

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