Mount Athos: General view of Hosiou Gregoriou Monastery from the sea
|Collection||SPHS BSA Image Collection|
|Reference No.||BSA SPHS 01/4748.9694|
|Description||Film negative, approximately quarter plate size, an original negative.|
|Dimensions||11 x 8 cm|
Hosiou Gregoriou Monastery
Hasluck, Dr Frederick William
|Collection event||Mount Athos (Hasluck) 1911|
|Scope and Content||Part of a series of images taken by F.W. Hasluck during the course of his visit to Mount Athos in 1911. The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Athos: Gregoriau, from the sea".|
|Notes||Date based on Hasluck's visit to Mount Athos to research his book, Mount Athos and its Monasteries (1924).|
|Further information||The Monastery of Hosiou Gregoriou, originally a monk in the Sinai, was said to have been founded by Saint Gregory ca. 1345, The monastery was restored by Rumanian princes at various times, the latest in the latter half of the 18th century after a devastating fire. According to Hasluck when he visited in 1911, the buildings of the monastery fall into two periods - immediate post-18th century fire, and then the later 19th century.
Hasluck, F.W. 1924. Athos and its Monasteries, London: Kegan Paul (pp. 192-193)
Hasluck, F.W. 1924. Athos and its monasteries. facing 162, pl. 24(a).