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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Athos an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century
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In literature:

Athos, educated chiefly in Italy.
"A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections" by Isabel Florence Hapgood
Even the honey on Mount Athos satisfieth not; and nectar leaveth its void.
"Sir Ludar" by Talbot Baines Reed
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3)" by Shearjashub Spooner
See how the people of this village of Athos flock together!
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858" by Various
Athos, and there, in another monastery, was a pale, sickly monk, poring over crabbed MSS.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1" by Henry Baerlein
To be sure, as the youth was certain to be killed by Athos, he was not much disturbed about Porthos.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I" by Various
The frame does not even pretend to close on Athos' jaw, and the wise dog wears it like a decoration.
"New Italian sketches" by John Addington Symonds
Athos, where the rules of the Order resident there forbade the admission of females of any species.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
The highest summit of this rocky pile was called Mount Athos in ancient times, and is so marked upon the map.
"Xerxes" by Jacob Abbott
But at Mount Athos the deities of the winds came to their aid.
"Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
A peninsula; the term was particularly applied by the ancients to the sea-coast around Mount Athos.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
During the middle ages the centre of Greek monachism shifted from Constantinople to Mount Athos.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Athos extended his arm, pointing him out to his companions.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 361, November, 1845." by Various
The similar small cruciform church of Protaton, Mount Athos, is dated c.
"Byzantine Churches in Constantinople" by Alexander Van Millingen
Athos, that very peculiar community of celibate monks.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
And Athos, I do not see Athos.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine -- Volume 57, No. 351, January 1845" by Various
Suppose Athos, Porthos, and Aramis should enter, with a noiseless swagger, curling their moustaches?
"A Book of Sibyls" by Anne Thackeray (Mrs. Richmond Ritchie)
I suppose he may pass for Athos.
"A Diplomatic Adventure" by S. Weir Mitchell
The Greek had been trained at the monastery on Mount Athos.
"The Captain of the Janizaries" by James M. Ludlow
The example is taken from a Byzantine mosaic in the convent of Vatopedi, on Mount Athos.
"Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art" by John Vinycomb

In poetry:

Tomohrit, Athos, all things fair,
With such a pencil, such a pen,
You shadow forth to distant men,
I read and felt that I was there:
"To Edward Lear: on His Travels in Greece" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

In news:

"60 Minutes" producer Michael Karzis is the perfect tour guide to take you behind the scenes on the show's Mt Athos story.
The latest two graphic novellas by the Norwegian cartoonist Jason feature the French musketeer, Athos, who feels out of step with the times, and Adolph Hitler, who is not prone to similar doubts or.
I went to Mount Athos.
Erini Makariou, MD, and Athos D Patsalides, MD.
More Time to See Mount Athos Treasures.
The Greek exhibition of the treasures of the Mount Athos monasteries has been extended by four months, until April 30, because of its enormous success.
The Western world has no other realm quite like Mount Athos, a rugged tongue of land in northern Greece where 20 Orthodox monasteries rise in crescendo from the rocks and the forests.
So maybe they're not exactly Athos, Porthos and Aramis but there was a united trio that caught my attention outside the White House today.
Behind-the-scenes travelogue to holy Mt Athos Producer Michael Karzis takes you on a high-stakes adventure: shooting a "60 Minutes" story in one of the holiest places on Earth.
The title track is a 25-minute setting for chorus and orchestra of a text by St Silouan, a monk on Mount Athos in Greece.
Jaime Athos (left) and his stepfather, Seth Tibbott, stand in front of the new Turtle Island Foods production facility, which will feature a green roof and solar panels when it opens in 2013.