Pantanassa Monastery

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Pantanassa Monastery

The Pantanassa Monastery (Greek: Μονή Παντανάσσης) is a monastery in Mystras, Greece. It was founded by a chief minister of the late Byzantine Despotate of the Morea, John Frankopoulos, and was dedicated in September 1428. It is the only monastery on the site still permanently inhabited.[1][2] Today it is inhabited by nuns providing hospitality.[3] Its "beautifully ornate stone-carved façade" is of architectural note.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hellier, Chris (1996). Monasteries of Greece. Tauris Parke Books. ISBN 978-1-85043-264-7. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Παντάνασσα. ODYSSEUS Portal (in Greek). Hellenic Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Johnston, William M. (2000). Encyclopedia of monasticism. Fitzroy Dearborn. p. 549. ISBN 978-1-57958-090-2. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  4. ^ Hellander, Paul (30 March 2008). Greece. Lonely Planet. p. 198. ISBN 978-1-74104-656-4. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 

Coordinates: 37°04′23″N 22°22′08″E / 37.0731°N 22.3688°E / 37.0731; 22.3688