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I Was in the Isle of Patmos .

By Bournis, Theodoritos

Athens, 1968 By the Archimandrite (Abbot) of the Monastery of the Apocalypse in Patmos. 63p. illus.maps.. 1st Greek Ed... French Wraps. Near Fine. Illus. by Trans. Dina Kamba-Papadopoulou.

$17.50

Zivé svetlo : historický román o sv. Hildegarde z Bingenu

By Hünermann, Wilhelm

Trnava: Spolok svätého Vojtecha, 2018 "Das lebendige Licht : Lebensbild der heiligen Hildegard von Bingen." Translated by Martina Grochalova. 300p. illus [ NO copy listed in WorldCat]. First Thus. Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$35.00

Principesa si Monahie: Domnita Ileana - Maica Alexandra

By Cooke, Bev

Bucarest: Editura Sophia , 2011 Through a life of selfless sacrifice, Princess Ileana of Romania won her people’s heart so thoroughly she is still revered by Romanians today.... Her deeply rooted Orthodox faith ... eventually led her in her later years to the peaceful repose of monasticism ... as Mother Alexandra she was called to build....the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania. Translation into Romanian of "Royal Monastic: Princess Ileana of Romania: The Story of Mother Alexandra" by Luminita Irina Niculescu. 263p. illus. map. genealogical table. First Thus. Softcover. New.

$25.00

Decani

By Mano-Zisi, Ðorde

Belgrade: Drustvo prijatelja starina Narodni muzej , 1934 Small brochure in Serbian about the Orthodox Monastery " Visoki Decani / Manastiri i Deçanit/ or simply Decani is a medieval Serbian Orthodox Christian monastery located near Deçan, Kosovo... founded in the first half of the 14th century by Serbian kings Stephan Uros III & Stephan Dusan [Decanski]." Text in Cyrillic with shorter abstracts in German and French.. 20p. Illus [ B & W] Name of previous owner. [Only 3 copies in Worldcat]. Reprint. Stapled Wraps. Very Good.

$20.00

Meteora : The Sacred Rocks and Their History

By Tzioras, George [ed]

Kalambaka: N.T.O.G., 1986 ""Conspicuous in more than one sense, the monastic settlements of the Meteora perch upon huge and precipitpous rocks that rise abruptly from the north-western edge of the Thessalian plain where it meets the foothills of the massive Pindos mountain range. The strangely varied landscape that has few parallels anywhere in the world strikes the traveller with a curious mixture of awe and amazement." Well illustrated and informative guide to the Monasteries of Meteora in Thessaly. 104p. illus (col) glossary.Fold out map.. 1st Greek Ed... Original Wraps. As New.

$10.00

Meteora : History of the Monasteries and Monasticism
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Meteora : History of the Monasteries and Monasticism

By Provatakis, Theocharis M.

Athens: Michalis Toumbis, 1986 Well illustrated and informative guide to the Monasteries of Meteora in Thessaly. 111p. illus (col) diagrams. maps.bibliography. 1st Greek Ed... Original Wraps. Fine.

$12.50

Manasija Resava - H

By Tomic, Stevan

Belgrade: Uprava Manastira Manasija, 1977 Manasija (also known as Resava], is a Serbian Orthodox monastery near Despotovac, Serbia, founded by Despot Stefan Lazarevic between 1406[1] and 1418. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. It is one of the most significant monuments of medieval Serbian culture and it belongs to the "Morava school". The monastery is surrounded by massive walls and towers. Immediately following its foundation, the monastery became the cultural centre of the Serbian Despotate. Its School of Resava was well known for its manuscripts and translations throughout the 15th and 16th centuries. Decriptive brochure 40p.illus bibliography. First Thus.. Stapled. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

$15.00

Mount Sinai: A History of Travellers and Pilgrims (Armchair Traveller's History)
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Mount Sinai: A History of Travellers and Pilgrims (Armchair Traveller's History)

By Manginis, George

London: Haus Publishing, 2016 A mountain peak above Saint Catherine's Monastery in Egypt, Mount Sinai is best known as the site where Moses received the Ten Commandments in the biblical Book of Exodus. Mount Sinai brings this rich history to light, exploring the ways in which the landscape of Mount Sinai's summit has been experienced and transformed over the centuries, from the third century BCE to World War I.As an important site for multiple religions, Mount Sinai has become a major destination for hundreds of visitors per day. In this multifaceted book, George Manginis delves into the natural environment of Mount Sinai, its importance in the Muslim tradition, the cult of Saint Catherine, the medieval pilgrimage phenomenon, modern-day tourism, and much more. Featuring notes, a bibliography, and illustrations from nineteenth-century travelers' books, this deft blend of historical analysis, art history, and archaeological interpretation will appeal to tourists and scholars alike. 308p. bibliography. index. maps on endpapers. Publisher's PR sheet laid in. First Edition.. Hardcover. New/New.

$30.00

Monastery of Arkadi : History - Art - Traditions

By Provatakis, Theocharis

Athens: Toumbis, 1986 A small but well illustrated and informative guide to the Monastery of Arkadi in Crete, famous for the heroic resistance to the Turkish occupation (1866-1869) 80p. illus. index. 1st Greek Ed... Original Wraps. Very Good.

$15.00

From the Holy Mountain : A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium.
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From the Holy Mountain : A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium.

By Dalrymple, William

London: Flamingo, 1997 In 587 AD, two monks set off on an extraordinary journey that would take them in an arc across the entire Byzantine world, from the shores of the Bosphorus to the sand dunes of Egypt. On the way John Moschos and his pupil Sophronius the Sophist stayed in caves, monasteries, and remote hermitages, collecting the wisdom of the stylites and the desert fathers before their fragile world finally shattered under the great eruption of Islam. More than a thousand years later, using Moschos's writings as his guide, William Dalrymple sets off to retrace their footsteps and composes "an evensong for a dying civilization" --"Kirkus Reviews," 483p. plates (some col) maps on endpapers. bibliography.index. Reprint.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$10.00

Sun Dancing: A Medieval Vision
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Sun Dancing: A Medieval Vision

By Moorhouse, Geoffrey

London: Phoenix, 1998 First Pbk.Ed... Softcover. Fine.

$10.00

Iera Moni Philotheou [IN GREEK]

By Iera Moni Philotheou

Agion Oros / Mount Athos: Ekdoseis Ieras Mones Philotheou, 1990 Illustrated guide to the Philotheou Monastery on Mount Athos. 87p. illus (col). 1st Greek Edition.. Soft Cover. As New.

$25.00

The Isle that is called Patmos

By Geil, William Edgar.

Philadelphia: A.J.Rowland, 1897 Written by an American " unordained evangelist, Baptist missionary, explorer, lecturer, photographer and author " it describes the Orthodox Monastery of the Apocalypse and the island as he saw it c.1890. A review in the Spectator Dec 24th.1904 stated " He has a good deal to tell us about modern conditions of life on the island, and he illustrates it with some excellent drawings .He is especially interesting on ecclesiastical affairs. He describes the library, and .his ideas on the theological associations of the place. Altogether, he has given us a very readable and, it may be safely added, an instructive volume." It includes interesting contemporary photographs of that period. xii, 195p. frontis. illus. 30 plates of photographs and maps. Name of previous owner on ffep. Decorative cloth cover. This copy has some water stains and the text block is loose in the somewhat soiled original binding. Large format, heavy volume [Weighs 1.5 kg/ 3 lbs 4oz,]. 1st US Edition.. Decorative Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$75.00

Agia Lavra Kalavryta : Historia kai Mythos.

By Anapliotis, Giannes

Kalamata: Ekdoseis Syllogou Pros Diadosin Ton grammaton, 1969 160p. Bibliography. Handwritten notes at end of book. Text tight and neat, with a few library marks. Paper wraps are stained, with tape covering spine. [WorldCat lists NO copies in the USA]. 1st Greek Edition.. Original Wraps. Good. Ex-Library.

$40.00

Syzeteseis Ston Athona

By Vatopaidinou. Ioseph

Athos: Iera Megiste Moni Vatopaidiou, 2005 " The author of this book - Elder Joseph of Holy Great Monastery of Vatopedi, [is] revered throughout the Holy Mountain, and far beyond ." 273p. index. French Wraps. New.

$25.00

Sinai. The Great and Terrible Wilderness.

By Bernstein, Burton

New York: Viking, 1979 The author ". took four trips though the Sinai and in thei eye-opening report on its past and present we experience with him the discovery of its people and places : the wandering Bedouins for whom the Sinai is home, the Israelis who governed it between the Six Day War and the peace treaty of 1979, the Greek Orthodox monks who preside over the treasures of St. Catherine's Monastery ." .268p. illus. maps.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$35.00

The Station : Athos - Treasures and Men

By Byron,Robert

New York: A.A. Knopf, 1949 Introduction by Christopher Sykes. 263p. plates index. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good, Price Clipped.

$75.00

Meteora Itinerary

By Sofianos, Dimitrios Z

Kalambaka: Holy Monastery of Transfiguration, 1991 Issued to commemeorate the 600th anniversary of the founding of the Grand Meteora, this guide includes maps and many photographs of the Monasteries and their contents. 167 p. Bibliography.1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Euthymiopoulos, Thanasis. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. French Wraps. Near Fine. Illus. by Euthymiopoulos, Thanasis. Photographer.

$15.00

Monastery of St John the Theologian : History And Art

By Papadopoulos, S.A. [Stelios A.]

Patmos: Monastery of St John the Theologian, 1987 Small, well illustrated, authorised introduction to the architecture, archives and art of the Monastery. Trans. Alexandra Doumis. 63p. illus. Bibliography maps.. French Wraps. As New. Illus. by Photography by Kostas Paschalidis.

$15.00

Guide to the Holy Monastery of Saint John the Theologian Patmos

By Antipas (Abbot and Patriarchal Exarch of Patmos)

Patmos: Patriarchal Exarchy of Patmos / M.Toubis, 2007 Lisa I. Hadjifotis (Editor). French Wraps. New.

$25.00

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