Monastery Taksiarchon Nenita Chiou, Chios

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  • I'm s happy to have visited such a holy place and to learn so much from the kind nun who took me in and told me the story of the Taksiarxis! She also gave me 2 little laminated icons and a page full o...  more »
  • The monastery of Archangels in Nenita founded in 1305 in honor of the Dormition of the Theotokos. In 1306 but was renamed "Archangels" Monastery after miraculous finding of the miraculous image of the Holy Archangel Michael. The monk Parthenius of Morea, when he painted the picture, devoted to the monastery and threw her overboard. The waves of the Aegean Sea brought to the beach of Thymiana. The Thymianoysoi that the found decided to build the Church to the place. Archangel, however, in their sleep, he suggested to the bear at the monastery. The current monastic buildings are later because the Monastery to the terrible earthquake of 1881 he suffered major disasters. The Monastery celebrates on 8 November.
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