Koutloumousiou Monastery

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Koutloumousiou Monastery
Μονή Κουτλουμουσίου
Koutloumousiou 2.jpg
Interior of the monastery.
Koutloumousiou Monastery is located in Mount Athos
Koutloumousiou Monastery
Location within Mount Athos
Monastery information
Full nameHoly Monastery of Koutloumousiou
OrderEcumenical Patriarchate
Dedicated toTransfiguration of the Saviour
DioceseMount Athos
PriorArchimandrite Elder Nikolaos
Site
LocationMount Athos, Greece
Coordinates40°15′13″N 24°14′50″E / 40.2536°N 24.2472°E / 40.2536; 24.2472Coordinates: 40°15′13″N 24°14′50″E / 40.2536°N 24.2472°E / 40.2536; 24.2472
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The Koutloumousiou Monastery (Greek: Μονή Κουτλουμουσίου) or Koutloumousi (Κουτλουμούσι) is an Eastern Orthodox monastery in the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece. The monastery ranks sixth in the hierarchy of the Athonite monasteries.

The monastery was raised with the help of voivodes Nicolae Alexandru Basarab and Vladislav Vlaicu from Wallachia, while other Wallachian voivodes contributed with substantial financial donations (Mircea cel Bătrân, Laiotă Basarab, Basarab cel Tânăr, Vlad al IV-lea Călugărul, Vlad al VI-lea Înecatul, Vlad al VII-lea Vintilă, Radu cel Mare, Neagoe Basarab).[1]

The monastery's library contains 662 manuscripts and approximately 3,500 printed books.

It has 26 working monks.

Koutloumousiou Bridge [bg] (Greek: Γεφύρι στην Ιερά Μονή Κουτλουμουσίου) connects Koutloumousiou Monastery with Karyes.

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  1. ^ http://www.mountathos.gr/active.aspx?mode=en{58c89da4-f6e0-4e21-8c4b-70308d98a2c1}View Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Dorobantu, Marius (2017-08-28). Hesychasm, the Jesus Prayer and the contemporary spiritual revival of Mount Athos (Master's thesis). Nijmegen: Radboud University. Retrieved 2022-08-28.

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