Religious monuments of Hydra

Religious monuments of Hydra

Text and photos: T. Adamakopoulos

Being an island-refuge, cradle of powerful families of seamen and politicians, Hydra had been one of the economic and social centers of the late 18th c. and the early unquiet 19th c. It is not a coincidence that monastic activity in the island increased during this period, when monks and nuns from small monasteries gathered in organized communities. The monastery of Profitis Ilias and the neighboring Agia Efpraxia monastery, the Zourva monastery, and the complex of three monasteries close to Chora (Aghia Mantrona, Aghia Triadha and Aghios Nikolaos date directly or indirectly from this period: .

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