Mount Athos


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Mount Ath·os

 (mount ăth′ŏs, ā′thŏs, ä′thôs)
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Noun1.Mount Athos - an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth centuryMount Athos - an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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Laura, on Mount Athos, which proved to be a copy of the long suspected and wished-for choliambic version of Babrias.
Luca Cumani, who trained Mount athos to record many of his significant wins, officially handed over the horse to Sexton.
It's well situated for a visit to Mount Athos, also known as the Holy Mountain, on one of Halkidiki's three narrow peninsulas.
Core to the design and development of this project is the development of an integrated digital ark knowledge and culture, including all facets of the cultural heritage of the monasteries of mount athos, which will be available digitally and electronically accessible via the internet, respecting intellectual and hesychast character of mount athos, the entire world community.
Titles shortlisted for the Dolman Travel Book Of The Year include: The Last Man in Russia: And the Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough; The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos by Patrick Leigh Fermor; Under Another Sky: Journeys in Roman Britain by Charlotte Higgins; American Smoke by Iain Sinclair; Consolations of the Forest: Alone in a Cabin in the Middle Taiga by Sylvian Tesson; and O My America
THE BROKEN ROAD: FROM THE IRON GATES TO MOUNT ATHOS is the second half of an account of a 1933 walk across Europe by then-eighteen-year-old Patrick Leigh Fermor, and recounts the final leg of his adventure as a youth which he was unable to complete before his death in 2011.
IT is a long way from Newbury to Melbourne, but Mount Athos underlined his credentials for a return trip to the Melbourne Cup with a tenacious victory in the JLT Aston Park Stakes under Jamie Spencer.
the Stakes Dr Marwan Koukash won a third Chester Cup yesterday, and he could be back in the winner's enclosure at his favourite track on the final day of the May Festival with MOUNT ATHOS in the Boodles Diamond Ormonde Stakes (2.
Made with the wisdom of the monks of Holy Mount Athos celebrates its availability worldwide.
The Luca Cumani-trained Mount Athos was third with Willie Mullins' Simenon fourth to complete a European clean sweep of the minor honours.
Craig Williams was back aboard Mount Athos on Wednesday morning as he looks forward to what he says has been a longarranged commitment to ride Luca Cumani's gelding.
It's just two miles from the pretty port where thousands of tourists go every year to board the ferry to Mount Athos, where women are banned from setting foot.