"Where eagles dare".. Simonos Petras Monastery, Mount Athos, Greece (by Nikos O'Nick on Flickriver)

"Where eagles dare". Simonos Petras Monastery, Mount Athos, Greece // by Nikos…

Full moon at the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Greece. photo by Constantine Emmanouilidi;

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Μόνη Σίμωνος Πέτρα Monastery Simons Petra (Σημωνοπετρα - Simon's Rock) founded 1207! Order their heavenly albums of HYMNS!

Redoubt of the reclusive, Simonos Petras monastery was founded in 1257 more than 800 feet above the Aegean Sea. It is one of 20 monasteries on the steep-sloped Greek peninsula of Mount Athos, a popular pilgrimage site sometimes called the Christian Tibet.

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"A trip to Mount Athos in 1936 by two American graduate students provides them with a wonderful introduction to the treasure of Orthodoxy.

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