- In the summer of 1913 the monastic communities of Mount Athos were convulsed by the controversy arising out of the heresy of the Name of God.
Subsequently he gave himself up to a life of solitary asceticism in a Bithynian monastery, and is said, probably wrongly, to have remained some time in a monastery on Mount Athos.
1 994); the ascription depends on whether the patriarch Arsenius did or did not sojourn at Mount Athos.
Two scientific missions - to Mount Athos in 1874 and to Asia Minor in 1876 - appeared at first to incline him towards the study of the ancient history of the Christian churches of the East.
were found in 1842 by the Greek Minoides Mynas, without the name of the author, in a MS. at Mount Athos.