Metropolis of Megara and Salamis

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The Metropolis of Megara and Salamis is a metropolis under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece. The metropolis is located in Attica between the cities of Athens and Corinth and includes the island of Salamis.

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History

The Metropolis of Megara and Salamis was established in 1974 when the Metropolis of Attica and Megaridos was divided into the three metropolises of Metropolis of Attica, Metropolis of Megara and Salamis, and Metropolis of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki.

Traditionally, Byzas from Megara is considered the founder of the city of Byzantium on the Bosporus in 657 BC.

Metropolitan

Monasteries

  • Monastery of Holy Trinity in Mirini For Men
  • Monastery of St. Vlasios For Men
  • Monastery of St. Paraskevi in Mazi For Men
  • Monastery of Panagia Galaktotrofoussa For Men
  • Monastery of St. Ierotheos in Megara For Women
  • Monastery of the Virgin at Faneromeni in Salamina For Women
  • Monastery of St. Meletios in Kithairona For Women
  • Monastery of St. Gerasimos in Salamina For Women
  • Monastery of St. John the Successor in Makrinos For Women
  • Monastery of Prophet Elias in Villia For Women
  • Monastery of Panagia Gorgoepikoos in Mandra For Women
  • Monastery of St. Nicholas in Salamina For Women

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