A concert in the monastery.

A Concert in the Monastery

A concert in the monastery.

An Eastern Orthodox monastery of Mount Athos in Greece.

Simonopetra Monastery

An Eastern Orthodox monastery of Mount Athos in Greece.

"The monks also became copyists, and with great painstaking and industry gathered and multiplied ancient manuscripts, and thus preserved and transmitted to the modern world much classical learning and literature that would otherwise have been lost."—Myers, 1905

Monk Copyist

"The monks also became copyists, and with great painstaking and industry gathered and multiplied ancient…

A group of monks sit on backless benches around a table in a vaulted room.

Monks at a Table

A group of monks sit on backless benches around a table in a vaulted room.

"Monks at work in the monastery kitchen."—Gordy, 1912

Monks at Work

"Monks at work in the monastery kitchen."—Gordy, 1912