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1381 – Paleo Monastiro or old Roussikon

Vintage photo (1870?)of one of the first settlements of the Russians on Mount Athos, Paleo Monastiro or Old Roussikon, approximately 400 meters above Panteleimonos.  The white building is obviosly newly built. On the left,clearly,  a part of the old monastery … Continue reading

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984 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Paleo Monastiro day 1 – 12

After paying a visit to the main church in the Old Russian monastery we went out to see one of the most mysterious buildings on Mount Athos. The problem is: you can’t reach it. Look at this wooden fence that … Continue reading

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981 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Palio Monastiro day 1 – 11

I continue my report of our visit to The Old Russian monastery, Paleo Roussiko Monastiro, by showing pictures of the church, dedicated to the Mother of God “Potsajevskija” (of Potsjajev). The north side is under, south above in this plan. … Continue reading

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972 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Paleo Monastiro day 1 – 10

This is the entrance to the old Russian monastery, Paleo Monastiro, also called the monastery of the Thessalonicans (or Nagornij Rusik). Founded in 1169, nothing remains of the original building. After a devastating fire in 1312 it was rebuild again … Continue reading

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