STONE VILLAGE HOUSE
Central Arcadia - Peloponnese, Greece
MONASTERY OF PRODROMOS
PHOTO CREDIT: CONSTANTINE TSOMIDES
STONEWORK DETAIL: COURTYARD STAIR TO SECOND FLOOR
OVER ARCHED ENTRY
SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR, NEARING COMPLETION
Sixteenth Century Byzantine Monastery of Prodromos cut into the mountain side high above the Gorge of the River Loussios where, according to mythology, Zeus was bathed as an infant and Alexander the Great’s mummified remains were transported from Alexandria, Egypt, to be buried deep within the Loussios Gorge, returned to the land where his ancestors roamed.
Stone Village House, El. 2,500 ft
Construction progress photo,
Northwest Elevation facing mountains & monastery.
7 Kilometers north to the historic Loussios Gorge and River.
15 Kilometers north to the Monastery Prodromos, El 4,100 ft.
50 Kilometers south to Bassae and the ancient Temple of Apollo Epicurius ( 420 B.C.)
80 Kilometers north to ancient Olympia, site of the original Olympic games.