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1767 – Karyes September 2015

On our first day of our pilgrimage to Athos on Sunday 20th of September we reserved a place to sleep at Skiti Andreou (or Serail). Before we went there we tried to get an extention of our Diamoniterion at 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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1641 – Karyes Protaton

On September 2nd 2014 we visited Karyes to get an extension of our Diamoniterion: we asked for one day extra and 10 minuts later we got four extra days, what a service! The renovation activities on the interior of the … Continue reading

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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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785 – fresco by M. Panselinos

The Resurrection, a fresco by Manuel Panselinos (1295 or 1313 A.D.) in the Protaton Church at Karyes after restauration. In 1918 when the expedition of Le baron photographed the fresco it was in a bad condition. hv

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513 – A trip to Athos (day 3 nr 3)

On the road from Lavra to the capital Karyes you will see the harbour (Arsanas) of Karakalou. Also on the road to Karyes you find the settlement called Mylopotamou, which we passed last year. Next time I will take some … Continue reading

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