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1091 – Dionysiou: graveyard/ossuary (day 2 -11)

The ossuarium of Dionysiou, where they keep the bones of the deceased monks It looks like space is running out ….. There is room left in this part of the building, where skulls are piled up. Some of the skulls have … Continue reading

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694 – A trip to Athos (day 3 nr 11)

(last post see 656) After the service in the katholikon we had some time to have a look outside the monasterie walls. The road that leads to Stavronikita with the aquaduct (photo from the outer wall) Cypres Stavronikita When you … Continue reading

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