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18 photographs of the Soviet time with views of the New Athos Monastery

18 photographs of the Soviet time with views of the New Athos Monastery, black and white, 14.5 × 9 cm. One of the photographs has got a fragment of the painting of the Cathedral Church of St. Panteleimon with the “Flight into Egypt” scene.  

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View of the New Athos Monastery, 2002

View of the New Athos Monastery, 2002 Photo 21.5 × 15 cm, color. Photo from the personal archive of archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). Kept in the fund of the Church-Archaeological Museum of HMA.

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Graduate Nazariy Kiut at the graduation ceremony of the Moscow Theological Seminary (1992)

Graduate Nazariy Kiut at the graduation ceremony of the Moscow Theological Seminary (now Hieromonk Ignatius). Photo 24 × 17 cm, black and white. In the photo, graduate Nazariy Kiut (now Hieromonk Ignatius) is getting a diploma and gifts from the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II. Photo from the personal archive of Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). Kept in the fund of the Church-Archaeological Museum of HMA.

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Pilgrimage trip to the Aquacha temple (2001)

Pilgrimage trip to the Aquacha temple (Ankhua village, Gudauta region), summer, 2001. 4 photos 21.5 × 15 cm, color. 1. In front of the ruins of the Aquacha temple in the village of Ankhua are standing (from left to right): Omar Trapsh, Savva Gagloyev (now a clergyman), novice Leon Ajinjal (now monk Panteleimon), hieromonk Andrey (Ampar), Beslan Kapsh, Azamat Chuaz, monk Candide (Kokoskeria). Sitting: novice Dmitry Dbar (now Archimandrite Dorotheos).

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The Church of the Intercession of the Theotokos in New Athos (1993)

Photo 11 × 18 cm, black and white. Summer, 1993. Photo in the foreground (from left to right): Priest Vissarion Apliaa, Hegumen Peter (Pigal), photographer Aksenov. In the background, restoration works are carried out in the Church of the Intercession of the Theotokos in New Athos. Photo from the personal archive of Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). Kept in the collection of the Church-Archaeological Museum of HMA.

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Pre-revolutionary photo of a priest and a parochial school in Abkhazia

Pre-revolutionary photo of a priest and a parochial school of the Sukhum Diocese in Abkhazia (presumably, the Kodor or Samurzakan section of the Sukhum district, the Russian Empire). Photo 23.5 × 16.5 cm, black and white. In the photo: top row, in the center a priest with a cross and a hat is standing. On the right side of him there are men in traditional Abkhaz clothing. On the left

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Photos of the priest Nikolay Ladaria (early 20th century)

1. Photos of clergy, officials, parishioners and students of the parish school. Gudauta, around 1911 – 1913, 17×12 cm. In the middle on the right, Bishop Andrey of Sukhum (Prince Ukhtomsky), wearing a cowl, a koukoulion and panagia, he headed the Sukhum church in 1911-1913. Priest Nikolay Ladaria is sitting in front of him, dressed in a cowl with a pectoral cross.   2. Early of XX century, 18 ×

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Photoalbum “New Athos Resort”

  1. View of the resort from the sea; 2. View of the resort from the lake in the park (you can see the building with a tiled roof, where currently a recreation center is located); 3. View from the Iverian (Anakopian) mountain; 4. One of the places of the seaside park; 5. Pavilion in the seaside park (in prerevolutionary time it was a place for the consecration of water);

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Pre-revolutionary photo of the monk of the New Athos monastery

Pre-revolutionary photo of Ishmael (Podolsky), the monk of the monastery of Saint Apostle Simon the Canaanite in New Athos. According to his relatives, the monk Ishmael (Podolsky) was killed in the Civil War (1917-1922). A copy of the photo was donated by a resident of Voronezh, Grigory Semenovich Ulyshchenko.  

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A collection of photos with views of the New Athos Monastery in the Soviet period

1. Photo with a view of St. Panteleimon’s Cathedral. Presumably 1930-1940. Crosses are still visible on the domes (later they were dismantled), an original scheme of painting of the cathedral and the icon above the portal and corner porticoes is also visible. 2. View of the New Athos Monastery from the north side (Orlinoye Gnezdo street). Postcard of the Abkhazian publishing house “VSEGRUZOG”. 3. View of the New Athos Monastery

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A collection of pictures of the Mokva Cathedral in the Soviet period

1. The arch of the main gate of the Mokva Cathedral. 2. The view of the Mokva cathedral on the west side. In the photo there is a small dome with a cross over a large dome and a tiled roof (currently it is absent). 3. The view of the Mokva Cathedral from the south side. In the photo there is a small dome with a cross over a large

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Priest of the Kaldakhuara Church Trofim Meladze

Priest of the Kaldakhuara Church Trofim Meladze. Photo, 12 × 7.5 cm. Trofim Meladze lived in the village of Kaldakhuara and served as a psalmist in the neighboring village of Blabyrkhua in the church of St. George (Gudauta district). In 1899, his son was born, Meladze Alexander Trofimovich. The baby was baptized in the Blabyrkhua church by the priest Jonah Nachkebia. In the early of XX century he was ordained

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