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2155 – two Athos icons from 1977, painted by monk Antonios

It is rather unusual to find original Athos icons, that are for sale on the internet. But almost a month ago I saw two offered on Catawiki, painted by monk Antonios. Most icons are made by anonymous painters, also on … Continue reading

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862 – the Photo studio of Panteleimon II

In 861 I told about the two Dutchmen who discoverred the ruined photo studio at Panteleimon: I will continue their story by quoting a part of their story. Two elders and a novice having a cup of tea on a … Continue reading

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861 – the Photo studio of Panteleimon I

In 1976 two Dutch pilgrims, Rolf Bos and Paul Robert, visited the Holy Mountain. They ended up in Panteleimon, the Russian monastery on Mount Athos, that once was inhabited by 3.000 monks. In 1986 only a couple old Russians remained … Continue reading

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290- Old pictures from Panteleimon

In a Dutch photo magazine “Plaatwerk”from september 1986 I found some pictures taken by a photografer who lived in Panteleimon before WW 1. The glass-negatives were discovered in 1979 by two Dutch Athos-visitors, Paul Robert en Rolf Bos. They were … Continue reading

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