Athos, the Holy Mountain by Aleksandar Deroko

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Published by "Turistička štampa" in Belgrade .

Written in English

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Statement[by] A. Deroko. Translated by Madge Phillips-Tomašević.
SeriesTraces of the past,, bk. 4
LC ClassificationsBX385.A8 D473
The Physical Object
Pagination38, [2] p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5667529M
LC Control Number68120587

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"The Cuisine of the Holy Mountain Athos" by Epiphanios of Mylopotamos is far more than a cook book. It is like a journey into Mount Athos through their cuisine. First of all, I would like to say that this is a physically beautiful book packed with high quality color photos of Mount Athos, the monasteries, monks in the fields, monks preparing /5(14).

Preparing Wild boar with eggplant. Athos monks do not eat meat. If you use the cookbook of the famous father Epifanios – The cuisine of the Holy Mountain Athos – you will only find vegetarian food and meals with fish, molluscs and shellfish, like the one on page fresh Athos with little green squash, which I cooked this weekend.

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A travelogue, history, and spiritual retreat all in one/5. Mount Athos – Garden of the Mother of God and Holiest of Holy Mountains to Some. Read Later ; Print. Mount Athos, known also as the Holy Mountain, is a mountain located in Greece.

The site is a semi-autonomous republic of Eastern Orthodox monks and is considered to be one of the holiest places of the Eastern Orthodox : Dhwty. Οne hundred twenty-six recipes, the most representative ones used by the monks of Holy Mount Athos. Pages: Dimensions: 23 x 20 x 2 cm.

Mount Athos, the Holy Mountain, one of the great natural beauties of Greece. And the Holy Mountain is one of the world’s great hikes.

The monks call it the “Garden of the Holy Virgin Mary” and surely it’s one of the most exotic and pristine places to hike in Europe.

This is what mr Feigl says about this chapel in his book “Athos Vorhölle zum Paradis”: “As early asa major fire not only incinerated a large part of Sonofrios’ work, but also irreplaceable works of art from past centuries.

And ten years earlier, ina fire in the library decimated the book collection. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Loch, Sydney. Athos: the holy mountain. New York, Nelson [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Holy Mount Athos Febru "How mistaken are those people who seek happiness outside of themselves, in foreign lands and journeys, in riches and glory, in great possessions and pleasures, in diversions and vain things, which have a bitter end!Followers: 10K.

Athos, the Holy Mountain of Greece, is one of the most mysterious places in the world. A rugged pyramid that rises up from the Aegean Sea, the mountain is wreathed in myth, legend and ancient traditions the Holy Mountain book, to this day, remain largely hidden from : Sydney Loch.

The HOLy Mountain Athos. likes. The Holy Mountain - a mystical silence, silence and prayer of the elders, who vowed to dedicate their life to God, the silence and the song of the heart,Followers:   Tales of Monks and Miracles on the Trails of Mount Athos, Greece from author John McKinney. "Glorious and Hilarious".

Athos: The Holy Mountain by Philip Sherrard A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sherrard, Philip. Athos, the holy mountain. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press,© (OCoLC)   O Holy Mountain. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This book reveals some of the mysteries around Mt. Athos, which is an autonomous region in Greece that is the heart of spirituality for Eastern Orthodox. flag Like see review.

Hannah rated it it was ok AJ rated it it was amazing/5. Athonite Style Byzantine Chanting from Mount Athos - Ψαλμοί από την Αθωνίτικη Παράδοση - Duration: kourosta views This book examines the part played by monks of Mount Athos in the diffusion of Orthodox monasticism throughout Eastern Europe and beyond.

It focuses on the lives of outstanding holy men in the history of Orthodoxy who have been drawn to the Mountain, have absorbed the spirit of its wisdom and its prayer, and have returned to the outside world. I first read The Station soon after my visit that early spring to Mount Athos.

At the end of the book Byron explained the title. "This is the Holy Mountain Athos," he wrote, "station of a faith. The spirituality of Holy Mountain Athos is an essential component of its cuisine. Personally, I find the cost of this book is money well spent and an awake call to a simpler cuisine.

Read more. 7 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. R S Sharpe. out of 5 stars A classic recipe book/5(13). The holy mountain: monks of Mount Athos – photo essay A monk looks toward Dionysiou from the ferry.

Dionysiou, which was built in the 14th century, is one of 20 monasteries that are on the. We recommend booking Mount Athos The Holy Mountain tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 12 Mount Athos The Holy Mountain tours on Tripadvisor/5(). The Holy Mountain Athos is a brief and comprehensive book, written by monk Nicephorus from Saint Anne Minor, which describes the history of Mt Athos from ancient times.

Rich in photos, it is useful to anyone wanting to be initiated into the Orthodox tradition. Pages The book is available in the English, Greek & Russian Language. The Holy Mountain: Two Lectures on Mount Athos, of Which the First Deals with Its Scholars, Missionaries and Saints, and the Second with Its Music, Musicians, and Hymnographers; Together with an Account of a Recent Visit to Athos.

Constantine Cavarnos. The author, Dr Gra­ham Speake, is known to many as a founder and Chair­man of The Friends of Mount Athos, an orga­ni­za­tion that had done so much over the past quar­ter of a cen­tu­ry to mate­ri­al­ly sup­port the Holy Moun­tain, facil­i­tate pil­grim­age and give the monks a voice when inter­act­ing with the wider West­ern.

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Athos, Greece, a peninsula where no woman has set foot for a thousand years. By turns glorious and hilarious, “Hiking the Holy Mountain” narrates John’s. The Holy Mount Athos is an autonomous and self-governed territory of Greece.

It occupies the whole of the third peninsula of Halkidiki, about 50 km in length and having a breadth of km covering an area of square the centre of the peninsula of Mount Athos rise a long range of hills and mountains, culminating in Mount Athos itself, 2,m above sea level.

The English traveller the Hon. Robert Curzon is still considered one of the worst offenders: after a quick circuit around the monastic libraries of Athos in the late s (in the company, I am ashamed to say, of my great-great-uncle), Curzon left the Holy Mountain with his trunks bulging with illuminated manuscripts and Byzantine chrysobuls 4/4(7).

Athos, The Holy Mountain – A Monastic State. Already in the middle of the 9th century, when Chalkidiki was a place of refuge for organized groups of monks, a certain number of them had settled on Athos. These first groups of monks lived in. A leading French Catholic scholar recounts in detail his path to Orthodoxy over a span of many years.

Also included is the Tomos of Mount Athos in Defense of the Holy Hesychasts -- an important Orthodox doctrinal document, written in the fourth century by St. Gregory Palamas and signed by the elders of the Holy Mountain/5(8).

Orthodox Christian books in english- ecclesiastical books. Hagiography, lives of orthodox saints, monastic cuisine, prayer books, calendars. FROM MOUNT ATHOS TO YOUR HOME +30 Holy Cells of Mount Athos (5) Holy Monastery Filotheou (3) Holy Monastery Koutloumousi (2). Mount Athos ISBN X by Sotiris Kadas.

An illustrated guide to the monasteries and their history (Athens ). With many illustrations of the Byzantine art treasures on Mount Athos. Athos The Holy Mountain by Sydney Loch.

Published & (Librairie Molho, Thessaloniki). The Cuisine of the Holy Mount Athos. The famous book of the Mount Athos monk Epifanios 'The Cuisine of the Holy Mount Athos' translated in English. This book covers the interest of millions of Greeks for the monastic cooking who are not speek very well the language of their ancestors.

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Visitors to your site will appreciate you offering them help with planning their on: Mount Athos Greece. Only men get access. Women are forbidden to enter Mount Athos, even when it comes to female animals. The only female beings on the Holy Mountain are chickens because some monks need fresh egg yolk for icon painting.

Mount Athos is a region in which people have lived and died for more than 1, years but have not been born. I agree and love Mediterranean food.

I remember watching a segment a few years ago on 60 Minutes about the monks who live on Mount Athos, a mountain in Greece often referred to as the Holy Mountain.

Mount Athos has been inhabited for. Nonetheless, della Dora had her life transformed by contact with the Holy Mountain, its history and the inhabitants thereof. Her book is a read only for the seriously devout student of Mount Athos, of whom I somewhat consider myself one.

Therefore, I recommend the book highly with those parameters in mind.Mount Athos Is the centre of Eastern Orthodox Monasticism. Is the centre of Eastern Christian Orthodox in an area of outstanding natural beauty, it is a treasury which houses and guards many artefacts and monuments of religions, national and artistic is also a "workshop" where religions arts and crafts are still practised to this day, and where deep and .Holy Mountain-Mount Athos.

The first thing you can do if you go at Athos Peninsula is to visit Agion Oros. At an altitude of 2, meters, the Holy Mountain is an autonomous Monastic State, inhabited by more than 2, Orthodox monks.

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