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1697 – the interior of kelli of Father Alexi in Cucuvinu / Provata

After the “warm” welcome with a cup of coffee and old winter coats (see 1669), Father Alexi invited us in to have a look in his house. Pligrim Jitze communicates by writing his name on a notebook.The house next to his … Continue reading

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1501 – The destroyed (1968) guesthouse in Panteleimonos

The room in 1908 with the large Monstera deliciosa plant. The guesthouse in 1918 by Frenchman Millet. The same room in february 1917 when the French Russian troups left the peninsula. Officers and monks. 1917-18 photo by French “Aviateur”. Details … Continue reading

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1391 – Sons of Tsars

No Russian Tsar ever visited the Holy Mountain. But Tsar Nicolas I en Tsar Alexander II send their sons to the Holy Mountain. In 1845 Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich, son of Nicolas I, made a tour and went to Panteleimonos … Continue reading

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