Mount Athos, the Holy Mountain

March 31, 2013 by History in a Hurry

A little religious history for the Easter season. A couple years ago “60 Minutes” went to Mount Athos in Greece and visited the Orthodox Christian monks there. I’ve posted the videos, which are quite interesting. Occasionally, Pascha (Orthodox Easter) falls on the same day as Western Easter, but this year the world’s Orthodox Christians will celebrate it on May 5.

Here is Part 1:

Here is Part 2:

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