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1932 – Workers at Mount Athos

Muleteers Muleteer working in the streets of Nea Skiti, 2017Muleteer at Kavsokalivia transporting goods from the harbour to the settlement, 2013 Muleteer on the path between Lavra and Skete Anna near Stravros 2011 Constructionworkers Workers at the main entrance at … Continue reading

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1799 -the grapes from St. Simeon’s vine: help needed!

Today I received the Enlish translation of the instructions from monk Nicolai of Chilandariou, many thanks to him. He used the e-mailadresss pilgrims@hilandar.org. Here is the PDF: English text instructions grapes of Simeon. In post 1618 I told the story of … Continue reading

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1618 – Chilandar: the vine of St. Simeon

On the pictures below you can see the famous Vine of St Simeon, which has grown out of the side of the church, where St. Simeon’s former resting place is, and born fruit for the last 800 years. In the words … Continue reading

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