El Greco Revisited His Byzantine Heritage-Candia, Venice, by Pal Kelemen

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The monks Mount Sinai received income from local sources, especially in the form of from the pilgrims, and could count on subvention from various daughter houses, notably communities on Rhodes, C\-prus, Crete, and Corfu, even after all but the last had fallen of offerings The charter "sealed by the hand" of the Prophet was renewed in the early sixteenth century by the Ottoman sultan and, although not always honored, was nevertheless important in preserving, in a number of lands, branches and dependencies dedicated to St.

Angels nudge the monks forward in St. wings give the composition rhythmic emphasis. Each rung of the Ladder represents a virtue, and the humans who reach the top are received by the Lord at what looks like the open trapdoor of a hayloft. The paintings were retouched in 1882 in a "barbarous way'V^ again only the upper sections, diEBcult to reach, preserve in patches their older flavor. Besides murals, the painters also fmnished icons on on, holy pictures on glass. wood and, from the eighteenth century These, hanging in a peasant house, with their vivid colors gave a room and at the same time were a declaration of Orthodox faith.

The east side of the peninsula has a mildly rising terrain, and the establishments reach down on even ground to the water's edge. Since shipping and fishing were important, we often see service buildings near the shore, where boats could be sheltered when the fierce wind blew the waves to a perilous height. As were all monasteries of the Middle Ages, those on Mount Athos were provided with ures accumulated there. fortifications against pirates One and other raiders attracted of the earliest establishments, Vatopedi {PL 6A), when by the still treas- displays was more friendly, it made use of the outer walls as foundations for further construction.

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