The Paintings of the Sea – Constantine Xenopoulos
“The paintings of the sea” is a different screed that causes admiration for the Ark of Orthodox Christianity, Mount Athos and for the ascetic who live there. Page 110
The new book of the Archon hagiographer of the Patriarchate of Alexandria Mr. Constantine Xenopoulos is a vibrant novel through the pages of which the reader has the unique opportunity to familiarize himself with the Athonite art of iconography.
The life of the hero is in the hands of God while the turn of events suddenly changes with His grace and blessing. Expressing personal experiences the hagiographer and writer Constantine Xenopoulos explains in a simple way the daily life of the monks, the place and the landscapes, the life on the Garden of Virgin Mary…
Enriched with pictures and artworks created by Mr. Xenopoulos, the book travels the reader mentally to the Holy Monasteries, Sketes and Cells of Mount Athos, the Athonite Ecclesiastical Academy and the most important houses of hagiography. Historical events and real people blend storytelling with time.
“The paintings of the sea” is a different screed that causes admiration for the Ark of Orthodox Christianity, Mount Athos and for the ascetic who live there.