Museum the Gonias Monastery

Greece

The Gonias Monastery situated to the west of Chania, in the vicinity of Kolimbari .

The Gonias Monastery situated to the west of Chania, in the vicinity of Kolimbari . The Moni Stavropigiaki, Monastery of Panagia Odigitria, known as Single Corner due to its location on the western edge of the Gulf, is ancient monastery dedicated to the Virgin and the founding dates back to the 9th century, when it was built in honor of St. George in Μenies position. In the early 17th century for safety reasons was transferred to its current location and was devoted to the Virgin Mary the Odigitria. Many times it was destroyed by the Turks, with last in the revolution of 1866, but also by the Germans, because it had become central American-led counter-insurgency action. Near the monastery is the Orthodox Academy Crete, a very important contemporary religious and spiritual foundation Archdiocese of Crete.

 The collections at the Museum include:

- Image Gallery

 - Selection of books and manuscripts,

 - Collection of vestments

 - Collecting relics.

 One of the most important exhibits of the Museum are:

 - Christ Mégas Priest, 15th-century. Work of the painter Andrea Ritzou. Portable image,

 - Notre Dame Eleousa, 15TH century. Work of the painter Andrea Ritzou. Portable image,

 - Agios Nikolaos, 15th-century. Work of the painter Andrea Ritzou. Portable image,

 - Transformation, 15th-century. Portable image,

 - Crucifixion, 17TH century. Work of Constantine Paleokapa. Portable image,

 - Agios Nikolaos, 1637. Work of Constantine Paleokapa. Portable image,

 - Agios Nikolaos, 17TH century. Portable image,

 - History Joseph Nile, 1642,

 - Virgin Mary and scenes of life, 1728. Portable image,

 - Agia Paraskevi and Saint Catharines. Portable image Cretan School.

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