Tuesday, 09 January 2007
skete (Lakkoskete) is a Romanian one, belongs to the monastery
of St. Paul. It
is believed that the skete was
founded in the X century. In the XIV
century the skete belonged to the monastery
of Vatopaidi and there is an evidence that the vast
majority of monks inhabiting the skete were Serbs.
In the end of
XIV century the skete was conveyed
to the monastery of St. Paul. In 1754 the skete was abandoned and in 1760 was
renewed by the monk Daniil . In the beginning of the XIII century the monks
started to inhabit the monastery.
is dedicated to the Martyr Demetrius.
beginning of the XX century the skit possessed 24 kalyves but nowadays only 5
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