Panagia Galaktotrofoussa

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This is one of the many names given to the Virgin Mother and is the name of an icon and a monastery.

What is Galaktotrofoussa

The name means 'Virgin Lactans'.


About the monastery

The monastery of Panaghia Galaktotrofoussa (the Virgin Lactans) is located at the confluence of the Chalikiotikos and Lepenetsiotikos Rivers, tributaries of the Acheloos River , on the road that leads to Kalarites, in Thessalia, Greece.