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2207 – postcards from Athos: part three

In part one and two – posts 2205 and 2206 – I showed you the postcards from the first 17 monasteries. In this post I will present the postcards of the remaing three: nr 18, Esfigmenou, nr 19, Panteleimonos or … Continue reading

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2206 – postcards from Athos: part two

In part one – post 2205 – I showed you the postcards I found on the internet of Karyes and the first eight monasteries. In part two the next monastery is: 09 Sografou This is fourth postcard from Zepdji. Until … Continue reading

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2205 – postcards from Athos: part one

Sending a postcard home was in former days a way to let friends and family know where you have been and a pilgrimage to Athos is no exception to this tradition. As early as 1905 the first postcards from Athos … Continue reading

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1850 – Andreou: “the old chapel”

Today we take a closer look at this extraordinary building (letter J on the plan – see last post 1849). Most visitors pass this building and don’t pay attention to it because it’s old, partly in ruins and it has … Continue reading

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1814 – pictures from Vatopedi

On my ongoing search (on the internet) I found these pictures and plans of Vatopedi: detailed plan of the monastery and its surrounding buildingsold postcard from the courtyardpostcard trapeza (mixed with a courtyard picture?)Vatopedi 1980 – with the blue color … Continue reading

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1521 – more old postcards

Mount Athos: G. Bader Solonique Karyes: The cell of St. Nicholas Burazeri (also see 1287) Ship Elli near the arsanas of Vatopediou 1923 Ship Elli 1923 arsanas Lavra Ship Elli 1923 Kafsokalivia Ouranopolis beach Ouranopolis pier/boat Ouranopolis tower Athos life … Continue reading

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1157 – postcards from Mount Athos

Now and then ‘new’ postcards can be found on the internet. Here are two from 1958, from Mylopotamos and Panteleimon. Docheiariou (French) – nr 922 Kellion Dostoino Est = Axion Esti.  A drawing of a ‘model’ kellion, near Karyes on … Continue reading

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482 – Dochiariou

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