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2130 – Looking at the Sporades

The monastery of  Simonos Petras is, as it were, glued to a mountainous rock of 330 meter above sea level. Views in all directions are stunning  while standing on the balcony. Looking to the left, a view on Sithonia , … Continue reading

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1953 – the wild Mylopotamos river

This video (by Keliotes) of the Mylopotamos river near Filotheou is made yesterday. A lot of rain is recently fallen in Greece.On the very accurate and up to date Athos map of Peter Howorth (order at http://www.filathonites.org/) the course of the … Continue reading

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1794 – two new Athos maps – a review

Yesterday I received two recently published Athos maps by Filathonites. The maker is Peter Howorth from New Zealand. The map is also compiled by Roland Baetens from Belgium, a FoMA footpaths specialist and Dimitris Bakalis from Greece. John Arnell of FoMA … Continue reading

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1637 – book: Atlas of Athos – Paul M. Mylonas Volume one, part one

In post 381 and 1445 we published about The Atlas of Athos, written by Greek author Paul M. Mylonas contains two volumes and is written in Greek, German, English ans Russian. Here is a picture of Volume one, part one, that … Continue reading

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1556 – book: The early days of monasticism on Mount Athos by Kirsopp Lake 1909

An interesting book about the early history of the Holy Mountain, the complete book is online available here and here is a PDF version: earlydaysofmonas00lakerich Kirsopp Lake (1872-1946) was teaching Early Christian Literature at the university of Leiden in the Netherlands. The … Continue reading

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