Author(s) : Benlisoy Foti (6/18/2008)Translation : Tsokanis Anna
For citation: Benlisoy Foti, "Antigoni (Burgazada)",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, ConstantinopleURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=11728>
The holy water (as well as the sacred place from where the water spurts), which the faithful drink, sprinkle or wash themselves in order to be healed.
The main church in a monastic complex, heart of the monastic activity.
In the Byzantine period, metochion meant the estate that was conceded to a monastery for income purposes and operated as its dependency. Usually the metochia were located far from the monastery to which they belonged and included various structures, such as churches, hospices etc.
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