Hosoviotissa Monastery, Amorgos Greece

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Joshua J. Mark
by Roland Godefroy / User: (WT-shared) Teddy at wts wikivoyage
published on 10 August 2019
Hosoviotissa Monastery, Amorgos Greece

The monastery of Hosoviotissa, Chora Village, Amorgos, Greece. Built in 1017 CE and utilized to protect a religious icon from pirates. Renovated in 1088 CE and still in use in the present day. Amorgos, the easternmost isle of Cyclades, was a frequent haven for ancient pirates.

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wikivoyage, R. G. /. U. (. T. A. W. (2019, August 10). Hosoviotissa Monastery, Amorgos Greece. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11051/

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wikivoyage, Roland G. /. U. (. T. A. W. "Hosoviotissa Monastery, Amorgos Greece." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 10 Aug 2019. Web. 19 Nov 2019.

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