Mount Athos

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Hutchinson, 1966 - Architecture - 191 pages
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Contents

Introduction by John Julius Norwich page
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An account of the visit made by the authors
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Bibliography
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Footbridge at Esphigmenou r s
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The courtyard of Vatopedi r s
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Chilandar a c
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Fresco illustrating the Akdthistos Hymn line 217 The garrulous Rhetors became as dumb as fishes before thee O Mother of God A c
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Scene at Esphigmenou a c
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Costa and Reresby in the guestroom at Xenophontos j J n
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At the Grand Lavra r s i 1213
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A capital of the Old Katholikon at Xenophontos j J n
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On the shore at Xenophontos r s
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A monk of Xenophontos j J N
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Docheiariou a c
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Fresco of Christ Pantocrator in the central dome at Docheiariou JJN 135
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Reliquary of the True Cross displayed at Vatopedi a C
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r s 601
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An Elder of Esphigmenou in his cell a c
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Detail of the frescoes in the apse of the refectory at Vatopedi j j n
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Eighteenthcentury frescoes in the seldomused refectory at Vatopedi an idiorrhythmic monastery where monks usually eat separately r s
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A konak or embassy of one of the Ruling Monasteries to
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central government at Karyes r s
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Headquarters of the monastic government of Athos with the church of the Protaton and its belltower in the foreground a c
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Street scene in Karyes a c
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The church at Koutloumousiou a cenobitic monastery on the out skirts of Karyes r s
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Churches in the Russian skete of St Andrews outside Karyes r s
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On the landingstage at Xenophontos j J N 867
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The church at Philotheou r s
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Father Photios guardian of the chapel of the Prodromos at Karyes JJN
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Reliquaries at Vatopedi a c
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The sixteenthcentury gatetower of Karakallou a c
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The Russian monastery of St Pantaleimon r s 105
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Dionysiou from the landward side a c 1367
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Xeropotamou r s
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left to right St Paul the Theban St Makarios the Roman St Joannikios the Great at Vatopedi a c
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The scattered idiorrhythmic settlement of Kapsokalyvia r s
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Hermit at Kapsokalyvia j J n
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The Roumanian skete of the Prodromos a c
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Hermitages at Karoulia Place of the Pulleys r s
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Painter monk at the skete of St Annes r s
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A young novice at Karyes j J n
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Intimations of mortality on a mountain path j J N
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The percussion tower at Dionysiou with bells and fixed semandra The clock above with one hand and Turkish numerals shows Athonite time a c
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Gregoriou r s
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Gallery of Romanov portraits in the reception room at the Russian monastery of St Pantaleimon j J n
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The guestmaster of St Pauls j J n
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Simopetra r s
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