Monastery of St. Anastasia the Pharmokolitria (Chalkidiki, Greece)

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The '''Monastery of St. Anastasia the Pharmakolitria''' is under the jurisdiction of the [[Church of Constantinople]] and is located near the village of Vassilika of Thessaloniki (Chalkidiki of Greece), at the base of one of Mount Hortiatis's summits, Adrianos.  
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The '''Monastery of St. Anastasia the Pharmakolitria''' is under the [[jurisdiction]] of the [[Church of Constantinople]] and is located near the village of Vassilika of Thessaloniki (Chalkidiki of Greece), at the base of one of Mount Hortiatis' summits, Adrianos.  
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
It is said to have been founded by Leon sometime in the 6th Century but this has not been verified by any historian. It is more likely that it was built in 1522 by St. Theonas, who later became the Metropolitan bishop of Thessaloniki. During the Turkish occupation, the monastery owned many acres of land but it was destroyed by the Turks during the Greek War of Independence of 1821 and was rebuilt in 1830.  
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The monastery is said to have been founded by Leon sometime in the 6th Century but this has not been verified by any historian. It is more likely that it was built in 1522 by St. Theonas, who later became the [[Metropolitan]] [[bishop]] of Thessaloniki. During the Turkish occupation, the [[monastery]] owned many acres of land but the buildings were destroyed by the Turks during the Greek War of Independence of 1821 and were rebuilt in 1830.  
  
The heirlooms of the monastery include the whole-body relic of St. Theona and the head of St. [[Anastasia the Healer]]. The monastery belongs to the [[Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople]] and honours St. Anastasia [[December 22]].
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The heirlooms of the monastery include the whole-body [[relics|relic]] of St. Theona and the head of St. [[Anastasia the Healer]]. The monastery belongs to the [[Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople]] and honors St. Anastasia [[December 22]].
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:54, March 16, 2011

The Monastery of St. Anastasia the Pharmakolitria is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Constantinople and is located near the village of Vassilika of Thessaloniki (Chalkidiki of Greece), at the base of one of Mount Hortiatis' summits, Adrianos.

[edit] History

The monastery is said to have been founded by Leon sometime in the 6th Century but this has not been verified by any historian. It is more likely that it was built in 1522 by St. Theonas, who later became the Metropolitan bishop of Thessaloniki. During the Turkish occupation, the monastery owned many acres of land but the buildings were destroyed by the Turks during the Greek War of Independence of 1821 and were rebuilt in 1830.

The heirlooms of the monastery include the whole-body relic of St. Theona and the head of St. Anastasia the Healer. The monastery belongs to the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and honors St. Anastasia December 22.

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