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The Monastery of Hagios Nicolaos Anapafsas at Meteora, near the village of Kastraki.
Reception of a caravan comprised of officials on a pilgrimage at a convent in Jerusalem.
The Holy Admnistration (Iera Epistasia) of Mount Athos.
Tags: Carpets, Christian priests, Costume - Hats and headwear, Everyday objects / Domestic utensils and vessels, Greece, Holy Administration (Iera Epistasia) of Mount Athos, Karyes, Macedonia, Monks, Mount Athos, Priests, Religious practices, Smoking, State and military institutions - Diplomatic relations
Reconstruction of Saint John's lodge in the medieval town of Rhodes. Knight Louis de Graon announces to Grand Master Pierre d'Aubusson the approach of the Ottoman fleet under Mehmed II (1480).
Tags: Aegean islands, Animals, Costume - Hats and headwear, Dodecanese, Dogs, Grand Masters of the Knights Hospitaller, Greece, Horses, Imaginary representations - Reconstructions, Knights Hospitaller, Loggia of St. John (Rhodes), Medieval monuments, Medieval old town of Rhodes, Monks, Pierre d'Aubusson, Portraits, Priests, Rhodes, Siege of Rhodes (1480)
Remains of the portico of the reservoir of the Aqueduct of Hadrian (Dexameni) at the foot of Lycabettus hill. Dairy farm belonging to Arvanites. A woman is milking her goat to make kaymak. A man has come on horseback to buy dairy products. A monk of Hagioi Asomatoi monastery is going to town with his donkey which is carrrying olives and wine. Mount Hymettus and Kaisariani monastery in the background.
Tags: Albanians, Animals, Aqueduct of Hadrian /Dexameni (Athens), Art and antiquities, Athens, Attica, Children, Costume - Hats and headwear, Dairy farming, Dogs, Donkeys, Ethnic groups, Goats, Greece, Horses, Husbandry, Hymettus, Kaisariani Monastery, Monks, Pack animals, Priests, Roman monuments, Shepherds, Social sphere and everyday life, Women
Interior view of the Roman amphitheatre of Pula. Due to an epidemics among the livestock of the region, the consumption of lamb and mutton has been forbidden. Shepherds of Slavic ethnicity have sought refuge within the amphitheatre, with their herds. A monk of the order of Saint Anthony, patron of animals according to several traditions, is giving his blessing and sprinkling the sheep with holy water; this terrifies the flock and causes the dogs to bark at the monk. On the right, some weapons, which Slav inhabitants of the area always carry with them, according to the author.
Tags: Ancient theatres, Animals, Architecture and built environment, Art and antiquities, Costume - Hats and headwear, Croatia, Dogs, Ethnic groups, Husbandry, Istria, Monks, Order of Saint Anthony, Priests, Professions, Pula / anc. Polai, Rites of blessing, Roman monuments, Roman theatre of Pula, Sheep, Shepherds, Slovene-Croats (Istria), Weapons
Choregic monument of Lysicrates in Athens: An attempt to restore the upper part of this building and to explain the manner which the tripod was originally placed on it.
A. Adam von Schliben. B. Wolffgang Bachelbel. C. Salomon Schweigger. D. Bernhard von Herberstein and four Franciscan monks.
The Upper (Rear) Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Preveli, Crete.
Interior of an Abyssinian library, in the Monastery of Souriani on the Natron Lakes.
Tags: Animals, Architecture and built environment, Author portraits, Cats, Costume - Hats and headwear, Egypt, Egyptians, Ethiops, Ethnic groups, Everyday objects / Domestic utensils and vessels, Libraries, Monasteries, Monks, Nitria, Priests, Religious practices, Robert Curzon, Servants, Social sphere and everyday life, Weapons
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