Pantokratoros Monastery

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External view of the monastery.
Pantokratoros Monastery is located in Mount Athos
Pantokratoros Monastery
Location within Mount Athos
Monastery information
Full name Holy Monastery of Pantokratoros
Order Ecumenical Patriarchate
Dedicated to Transfiguration of Our Lord
Diocese Mount Athos
Founder(s) Alexios and John
Prior Archimandrite Elder Gabriel
Location Mount Athos, Greece
Coordinates 40°17′00.86″N 24°15′59.58″E / 40.2835722°N 24.2665500°E / 40.2835722; 24.2665500Coordinates: 40°17′00.86″N 24°15′59.58″E / 40.2835722°N 24.2665500°E / 40.2835722; 24.2665500
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Pantokratoros monastery (Greek: Μονή Παντοκράτορος) is an Eastern Orthodox monastery at the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece. It stands on the north-eastern side of the Athos peninsula, and dedicated to the Transfiguration of Our Lord. The monastery ranks seventh in the hierarchy of the Athonite monasteries.

It was founded in 1363 by the megas stratopedarches Alexios and the megas primikerios John.

The library housed c. 350 manuscripts, and 3,500 printed books. The Monastery's documents are written in Greek and Turkish. Today the monastery has about 17 monks.

Some manuscripts[edit]


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