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1819 – Restoration of the Sografou hospital

Early photograph of Sografou (1867 – 1872). The refectory right in front of the church is not yet build. The houses below the wall are nowadays in ruins and overgrown by vegetation . Above these houses lies a building that … Continue reading

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1375 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 2

Today we will take a closer look at the interior of building A, the hospital (the left part of the building on this picture, see A on the plan below). The entrance to building A in the couryard (D), with … Continue reading

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1367 – Chromitsa

Greek wine company Tsantali runs a large vineyard on Mount Athos. They renovated an old Russian hospital close to the border where they invite guests to taste wine. Tsanatali is the official supplier of the Moscow Kremlin with the wine … Continue reading

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936 – The long building

This long building outside Sografou is what you encounter before entering the monastery. It is partially inhabited by (Bulgarian?) workers. But it used to be a hospital. Detail from an old photograph. The 0therside of the building with a very … Continue reading

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473 – The hospital of Panteleimonos

1900 -1910 Apparently there was also a hospital in the Russian monastery itself. The dependency Chromitsa near the Athos border was also an hospital for Russian monks and pilgrims. hv

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396 – Chromitsa

Russian dependency (metochi) near the border. A former hospital of the Russians but now the land is leased to Tsantali winecompany. There was a fire here in august 1887 (Fennell, The Russians on Athos) destroying a large part of the … Continue reading

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