Mount Athos: The bell tower (campanile) of Hosiou Gregoriou Monastery
|Collection||BSA SPHS Image Collection|
|Reference No.||BSA SPHS 01/4189.8562|
|Description||Film negative, approximately quarter plate size, an original negative.|
|Dimensions||11 x 8 cm|
Hosiou Gregoriou Monastery
Hasluck, Dr Frederick William
|Collection event||Hasluck in Mount Athos 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: Gregoriou bell tower".|
|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)
1911. BSA 17: 130, fig. 7. Link to article
Hasluck, F.W. 1924. Athos and its monasteries. facing 192, pl. 31.