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titleMount Athos
locationGreece
infoHappy Easter everyone!
source_topo_ at Flickr
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DanielFA Happy Easter!  +1
axov 5 from Kraków / Poland  
remotecontrol Happy Easter! Christ is risen! | Честит Великден! Христос Воскресе! 5/5 from Sofia, Bulgaria  +2
Gordion 5/5 Happy Easter!  +3
xrtn2 Happy easter! Jesus is risen alleluiah  +2
Demadestro+ 5! from Guatemala, Beatuful image!  +1
daniarl 5/5 from Constantinople  +3
68danko Hristos vaskrse 5/5 from Serbia  +2
vladikovostok Happy Easter!  +2
Дisiдent Happy Easter to everyone!  +4
BATE JORKO Христос Воскресе! 5/5 from Varna, Bulgaria  +7
Αναερόβιος Look for more photos from the various monasteries located in the Athos peninsula. They are staggering!  +2
User87 Happy Easter!  +7
PRIMEVAL After the fall of Byzantine Empire in 1453, between 15th and 18th century, the Romanian principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia remained the main supporters of Orthodox establishments in Greece and Near East. Most of the structures that wee see today in Mount Athos at the 20 imperial monasteries are reconstruction from this period, made with donations from Romanianb rulers and boyars. Almost every church of thye 20 Athonite monasteries has as founders Romanians, who are painted inside the church. Only after 1`8th century Russia became the main supporter of Athos.  +2
PRIMEVAL For example, Dochiariu Monastery which appear in this banner photo, was established in 10th century but the church, the fortress and keep as well as the harbour building are all built by Alexandru Lăpușneanu, ruler of Moldavia, being finished in 1567. Lăpușneanu also payed the taxes imposed bhy Turks, allowing the monastery to survive.  +1
PRIMEVAL After the fall of Byzantine Empire in 1453, between 15th and 18th century, the Romanian principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia remained the main supporters of Orthodox establishments in Greece and Near East. Most of the structures that wee see today in Mount Athos at the 20 imperial monasteries are reconstruction from this period, made with donations from Romanianb rulers and boyars. Almost every church of thye 20 Athonite monasteries has as founders Romanians, who are painted inside the church. Only after 1`8th century Russia became the main supporter of Athos.  +1
redcode 4/5  
Chaos7 Hristos Vaskrse, srecan Vaskrs! Chirst is Risen, happy Easter!  +3
SevenSlavicTribes Христос Воскресе! 5/5 from Varna, Bulgaria  +5
username unnecessary Happy Easter!  +4
Аполон Христос Воскресе! Χριστός Ανέστη!  +5
vittorio tauber Athos, OK, but wh@ about Aramis and Portos? Joking Aside, charming place. Happy Easter. 5/5  
Edil Arda Seems like pretty Ottoman.  +3
hypnotoad It's mostly Byzantine influenced. Ottomans were barbarian hordes with no history and culture, only a criminal record.  +13
alexjack Architecture, music, clothing... everything what Byzantines had, Ottomans adopted, just like my country's tradition ( Serbia ). It's mostly based on Byzantine tradition, with part of Slavic tradition.  +5
Widur Interesting architecture, how cute! 5/5 from PL  +1
Junkie 5/5 from Skopje  +1
prahovaploiesti 5/5  +2
Leonidych Happy Easter! But here is a photo of 1/5.  +1
croomm Христос Воскресе!  +8
Parravillian Christ is Risen! Христос Воскресе! Χριστός Ανέστη! Happy Easter everyone!  +6