Athonite Hermits

Athos Agion Oros – – draws attention to “Op de Heilige Berg Athos” (1965) by Dr. W.P. Theunissen which includes numerous photographs by different photographers of life on Mount Athos.
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He visited the Holy Mountain in 1934 for the first time and his first book about Athos was published in 1944.
Athos Agion Oros provides copies of some of the fascinating photographs of Athonite hermits:
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For more photographs of the hermits of Karoulia see: and


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