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2052 – Koutloumousiou revisited

After a short walk in the fog from Karyes we reached the monastery of Koutloumousiou. The first monastery we visited in our 2019 pilgrimage. In the archonidiriki we didn’t see the young German speaking monk who had taught us about … Continue reading

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1361 – Theophanes the Cretan

The fragment of wall-painting bears the head of an unidentified saint, probably a monk.  It is the only section of wall-painting saved from the decoration in the Refectory of the Konstamonitou Monastery on Mount Athos, which burnt down in the … Continue reading

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