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Saturday, September 18, 2010

0024 - The Holy Monastery of Stavronikita over the centuries.

One of the most significant characteristics of Agion Oros is that the Monasteries do not change much in appearance, as you will witness with the below drawing and photos.
Below is a drawing and photos of the Holy Monastery of Stavronikita. The first image was drawn in 1744 and the last photo was taken a couple of months ago.

The below image was drawn by Barski in 1744:





The below photo was taken by Sevastianov in 1858 - 1861:




The below photo was taken by Millet in 1917: 




The below image was taken by German soldiers in 1942:




And finally an image of the Monastery taken this year: 


See original article in Greek: 
http://agioritikesmnimes.pblogs.gr/2010/09/1483-iera-monh-stayronikhta.html

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