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della Dora, Veronica

Imagining Mount Athos

Visions of a Holy Place, from Homer to World War II Veronica della Dora. Foreword by David Lowenthal

For more than one thousand years the monastic republic of Mount Athos has been one of the most chronicled and yet least accessible places in the Mediterranean. Difficult to reach until the last century and strictly restricted to male visitors only, the Holy Mountain of Orthodoxy has been known in... More