"MONASTERIES OF METEORA" Meteora Things to Do Tip by shiran_d

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  MONASTERIES OF METEORA
by shiran_d
 
 

After an encounter with brigands, three monks, Gregory, Moses and Athanasius, left the Monastery of Iviron on the western coast of the peninsula to search for a new home.

They had heard of ‘miracles’ taking place in the land of the great rock forest and on arriving there, settled on top of the rock called Stylos or the Pillar where they built a hesychasterion or wooden hut.

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  • Written May 16, 2003
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