Panagia Galaktotrofoussa

From OrthodoxWiki
Revision as of 02:24, January 23, 2008 by Ixthis888 (talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search

This is one of the many surnames given to the Theotokos and is the name of an icon and various churches and monasteries.

Panagia Galaktotrofoussa (Gr. ) she who 'feeds the milk' or the more common 'the Virgin Lactans'.

List of Galaktotrofoussa monasteries


Monastery of Panagia Galaktotrofoussa

The monastery of Panagia Galaktotrofoussa is located at the confluence of the Chalikiotikos and Lepenetsiotikos Rivers, tributaries of the Acheloos River, on the road that leads to Kalarites (Thessalia, Greece). This monastery was founded in 1799 and is less known to the surrounding monasteries of the Meteora region.