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1416 – Simonos Petras as seen from the summit

On the top of Mount Athos you can spot Simonas Petras monastery (red arrow). Photo by hv  This how it looks the other way around. Photo by Theodossios of Simonopetra, monk.         This is the right spot on one of the … Continue reading

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1181 – more pictures of the French on Mt. Athos 1918

More than three years ago we showed you in blog nr 211 some pictures of the French and their general Sarrail, who occupied Mt. Athos together with the Russians in 1918/1919. I will show you these pictures agian, now in a … Continue reading

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816 – Millet on Athos

This picture is taken in 1917 and is from Erich Feigl’s book: Athos, Vorhölle zum Paradies. He gives this text: A rare encounter in a fairytale forrest: The doctor of Xerapotamou, who during the time of the first World War still … Continue reading

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691 – Docheiariou by Millet 1918

Who can explain the jewish star of David in an Orthodox monastery? Broderie de l’Eglise : Epitaphios ou suaire(1,10 X 1, 75) hv

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552 – Xenofontos in 1917/18 by Millet (1867 – 1953)

The party of Millet with all their luggage is leaving the peninsula taking boats at the arsanas (small harbour) of Lavra. hv

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191 – Simonos Petras 1917 by Millet


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