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2231 – progress of the new building in Karyes

Vasilis sent us these two recent pictures from the centre of Karyes, where the large new construction gets its final shape. The pictures are stills from a short video footage, made by Ruslan Pylipko today (26-1). Look at the snow … Continue reading

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2198 – Vaccinations have started on Mount Athos (20-3-2021)

A Coast Guard boat delivered the first 400 doses of the Pfizer vaccine to Mount Athos on Friday, March 19, 2021. The vaccination center was set up in the health center in Karyes. On March 20, 2021, the first 36 … Continue reading

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1476 – Ruins

Although many buildings on Mt. Athos are renovated or newly build there are still a lot of houses in decay and many ruins. Above the two buildings at the border in 2009.  The little building on the left still intact. … Continue reading

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1399 – Books: Mönchsland Athos – 1942

During World War II the Nazies occupied Greece and Mount Athos, as mentioned before in this weblog (see categories “war“). It also gave Germans scholars the opportunity to do scientific investigations: the Byzantologist prof dr  Dölger visited Athos in 1942 with … Continue reading

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1389 – Karyes seen from the road to Dafni

Karyes c. 1875 In the right corner, in the distance Iviron. Skiti Andreou 2009 Ruin in KaryesKaryes, view on the mountain. hv

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