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Gregoriou Monastery (Athos)

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name=Holy Monastery of Gregoriou |
type=[[Cenobitic ]] Monastery|
founded=14th Century by St. Gregory the Younger|
feasts=[[December 6|Nicholas of Myra]]|
[[Image:Grigoriou-Monastery-Mount-Athos.jpg|left|thumb|300px|Gregoriou Monastery]]The '''Gregoriou Monastery''' (Greek: Γρηγορίου) is situated on the southwest side of the Athos Peninsula in northern Greece, between the monasteries of [[Dionysiou Monastery (Athos)|Dionysiou ]] and [[Simonopetra Monastery (Athos)|Simonopetra]]. Gregoriou originally was dedicated to the [[Nicholas of Myra|St. Nicholas]] but later was renamed in honor of its founder, Gregory. It is ranked seventeenth in the hierarchical order of the twenty monasteries located on the [[Mount Athos]] peninsula. Gregoriou is reputed to be one of the most well-organized and strict coenobitic monasteries on the Mount Athos peninsula.
*[ Gregoriou Monastery]
*[ Mount Athos]
[[Category:Greek Monasteries]]
[[Category:Athonite Monasteries]]
[[el:Ιερά Μονή Οσίου Γρηγορίου]]
[[fr:Monastère de Gregoriou]]
[[ro:Mănăstirea Grigoriu (Muntele Athos)]]

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