MOUNT ATHOS : GREECE

*Location:

   St.Panteleimon Monastery
   (Moni Agiou Panteleimonos)
   Mount Athos, Greece
   LL: N 40.23801, E 24.20101
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page for Dafni (1.5 nm SE)

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Actual number of bells unknown, but
   described as the largest bells in Greece

*Technical data:

   Zvon of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

The English Wikipedia article about the monastery identifies it as one of 20 on the peninsula.

Wikimedia photo of the bell tower
Photo among the bells

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European chimes by year of completion.

Where the bass bell of this zvon ranks among all great bells in Europe.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Greece.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 17-Nov-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/11/13
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/11/11
*Photos:

(none available)

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