name=Holy Monastery of Dochiariou |
founded=Late 10th Century|
feasts=[[November 8|Ss Michael and Gabriel-Archangels]]|
The '''Dochiariou Monastery''' is located on the southwestern coast of the Athos Peninsula in northern Greece. It is ranked tenth in the hierarchical order of the twenty monasteries located on the peninsula. As is case of the other institutions on [[Mount Athos]], life at Dochiariou is coenobitic.
The origins of Dochiariou Monastery can be traced to the tenth century. The circumstances of its founding are varied. One variant is that the monastery was originally founded near the port of [[Daphne (Athos)|Daphne]] at the end of the tenth century by Euthymios, who was a pupil of St. [[Athanasius the Athonite]], and a