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1976 – Around the Protaton

After our walk to Koutloumousiou we could finally enter the Protaton. This is the oldest church (10th century but repaired in the 13th century) and the most important church on Athos. The church is dedicated to the Dormition of the … Continue reading

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1650 – interior Protaton church September 2014

Thanks to my good friend Jitze Bakker I now can share his pictures of our Athos pilgrimage in September 2014. He was able to shoot some pictures of the interior of the Protaton. We thought we could see it without … Continue reading

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1539 – Two famous Athos painters: Papaloukas and Panselinos

Papaloukas and Panselinos. hv

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1493 – Christ Anapeson in the Protaton

The interior of the  10th century Protaton church in Karyes is not much photographed. But French photographer Roger Le Baron made a whole serie of photo’s of the inside in 1918. The cracks (caused by the 1905 earthquake?) in the … Continue reading

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1385 – Χριστός ἀνέστη! Christos Anesti! Christ is Risen!

The Orthodox Easter/Pascha takes place this weekend. Michael Panselinos painted the resurrection of Christ in the Protaton in Karyes. He lived in the late thirteenth/early fourteenth century and he is considered to be the top painter of the Macedonian school … Continue reading

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813 – book: Manuel Panselinos 1956

The book Manuel Panselinos is written in French by Andrea Xyngopoulos. The drawings and sketches are by Photis Zachariou. His most important work can be found in the Protaton church in Karyes (also see posts 393, 394, 663, 785 and … Continue reading

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430 – John Prodromou (The Forerunner or Baptist)

Manuel Panselinos, ca. 1300, fresco Protaton Karyes. Unknown contemporary artist, fresco, Simonos Petras. Photo by Theotokis of Simonopetra, 2003. hv

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