Mount Athos, 1971
by Dr Nicholas Exadaktylos
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The pictures of this presentation (a sample of over 300 from a total of 736 slides) can be used to obtain an idea about the changes done in Mount Athos since 1971. The image of the Holy Mountain changed more in the last fifty years than in the previous thousand ones.
The geographical coordinates are those of the object shown, not of the position of the camera used.
A few words about this collection of photos
Part 1. From Ouranoupolis to Dafni
Part 2. From Dafni to Karyes
Part 3. From Karyes to Vatopedi
Part 4. From Vatopedi to Pantokratoras
Part 5. From Pantokratoras to Stavronikitas
Part 6. From Stavronikitas to Iviron
Part 7. From Iviron to Philotheou
Part 8. From Philotheou to Karakallou
Part 9. From Karakallou to Megisti Lavra
Part 10. From Megisti Lavra to the Skete of the Holy Trinity (Kaphsokalyvia)
Part 11. From the Skete of the Holy Trinity to Pavlou
Part 12. From Pavlou to Dionysiou
Part 13. From Dionysiou to Grigoriou
Part 14. From Grigoriou to Simopetra
Part 15. From Simopetra to Panteleimonos
Part 16. Monks
The development of these slides in 1971 was very bad. All slides were digitized with an Epson Perfection V750 PRO scanner.
Dust and other marks on the slide surfaces were removed with Epson’s and other software. Some bad work of the development (as result of overused chemicals) is still visible but I believe that these pictures have something to offer despite their faults.
Some commentary will be added to most of the pictures.
Please allow me some time…
Nicholas, July 2017