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Thursday, 04 January 2007

euaggelismos_theotokou.jpgThe Skete The Annunciation of the Theotokos located within 1 hour walking distance from the monastery of Xenophontos and it belongs to the monastery. The skete is Greek. It was founded in 1766 by the monks Sylvester and the elders Eythraimios and Agapios. The katholikon of the skete was built in 1766 and painted by Constantine and Athanasios of Epirus. The katholikon is dedicated to the Annunciation of the Theotokos.

The skete possesses approximately 100 icons, among them the Theotokos Eleousa and the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.

The relics kept within the skete


The relics of Sts. Ambrosias,  Marina, Charalampos, Modest, Cyprian, Cosma, blood of St. Demetrios.

The skete also possesses 6 kalyves with the chapels.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 10 January 2007 )
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