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1982 – Megistis Lavra, some last pictures before moving on

The passage through the kitchen. The cobbled stones look like they are polished by centuries of footsteps. A strong sense of beauty made me shiver here.This picture is taken from the cells at the inside of the eastern wall. An … Continue reading

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1968 – The miraculous vine of St. Simeon at Chilandariou by Cuville in 1918

This autochrome (1918) by Fernando Cuville shows a small part the Katholikon of Chilandariou on the left, the famous vine of St. Simeon is growing in the direction of the well. In the background the clock and the bell tower. … Continue reading

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1910 – Koutloumousiou monastery: part 3

Let’s continue our exploration of the courtyard:The balconies in the North-East corner: the kitchen and the bakery (Γ 1 and Γ 3), with a large clock on the wall. Here are pilgrim Gert Jan and me standing in front of the … Continue reading

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1615 – The worn steps in the Katholikon of Chilandariou

The Katholikon (church) of the Serbian monastery of Chilandariou was built in the beginning of the 14th century. The outer narthex, here on the photo, is a later addition but if you look closer at the worn steps of the … Continue reading

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