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The monastery was founded in 1270 year by Sain Ioannikos from Serres.Near 300 years in the monastery operated a university school where many people graduated as a doktors teachers and priests.The first Patriachafter the fall of Konstantinopole under the turks rule Gennadius Scholarius lived here as a monk and remained here until his death.His grave is situated in the monastery church

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