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1837 – Watercolours by Serbian artists of the ruins of Vasiliou

In 2015 we entered Mount Athos by boat from Ierissos. We passed the ruins of the small monastery of Saint Basil or Vasiliou. Vasiliou belongs to the Serbian monastery of Chilandariou. A couple of hundred meters inland the Milutin tower … Continue reading

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1768 – The monopati from Cosma’s cave to Chilandariou (second day, third leg)

The first stretch of the monopati is densely forested. The small trees enclose the outside world with abundant foliage. A drizzle found its way through the leaves. There are many traces of wild boar along the path. The marks of … Continue reading

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1635 – Chilandariou in color autochromes in 1918 by Fernand Cuville

                  The courtyard near the church and the Saint Savvas tower by Cuville A mural of Christ.                       The narthex and the iconostase with an icon of the Virgin and Child.Cloth depicting … Continue reading

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1504 – a visit to the Milutin tower

During my visit in September 2013 I had the opportunity to pay a visit to this tower, build in 1300/1302 by Milutin, the younger son of the Serbian king Stefan Urosh I. The tower is build to defend the Serbian Chilandar … Continue reading

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469 – King Petar 1 Karadordevic 1910

The visit of the king Petar Karadordevic to the Chilandar Digital copies of the Album of photographs from Chilandar: His Majesty the King of Serbia Petar I. The Album represents a phonographic record of the Visit of the King Petar … Continue reading

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348 – ruin of monastery of St. Basil / Vassilis ?

Who knows more about this monastery/hermitage near the harbour of Chilandariou ? Wim, 9/2 A recent roundshot of St. Basil. On the photo and on the etching (1757) you see Chilandariou, the Milutin tower, which lies on the path from … Continue reading

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148 – Vasiliou St Basil Vasilije

This is a large format print (1757) wich shows monastery Chilandar in wide Athonian panorama. The author wanted to present actual view of complete Chilandarian complex including monastery of Saint Vasilije on seashore, tower of King Milutin and Chilandarian church … Continue reading

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