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 Download Full Size Image

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. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11051/hosoviotissa-monastery-amorgos-greece/

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wikivoyage, Roland Godefroy / User: (WT-shared) Teddy at wts. "Hosoviotissa Monastery, Amorgos Greece." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 10, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11051/hosoviotissa-monastery-amorgos-greece/.

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wikivoyage, Roland Godefroy / User: (WT-shared) Teddy at wts. "Hosoviotissa Monastery, Amorgos Greece." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Aug 2019. Web. 24 Jul 2024.

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