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1789 – the Maroudá trapeza

I ended post number 1775 with pictures of the lovely lunch we had in the trapeza of Maroudá. Today we will take a closer look at the refined and extraordinary paintings on the trapeza walls.Pilgrims Jitze and Gert Jan enjoying a … Continue reading

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1724 – pictures of Karakalou

We did not plan to stay in Karakalou during our 2014 trip to Athos, but because of a change of plans we ended up returning to this beautifull monastery. At first the Greek archondaris was not very pleased to see … Continue reading

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1710 – The last supper photographed by Gabriel Millet 1918

The Evangelist, Saint John the Beloved, is seated next to Christ, as the youngest of the disciples, he is depicted as beardless. He receives in his left hand a piece of the Body of Christ. Judas Iscariot the Betrayer without … Continue reading

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1497 – What’s for dinner?

In 2013 we stayed 4 nights on Athos and that includes ofcourse dinner. In Kavsokalivia we ate in the small trapeza/kitchen with 3  Greek pilgrims and 4 monks. One of them was an iconpainter. No bible reading. Menu: coleslaw, pasta … Continue reading

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