Vlatádon Monastery, Thessaloniki , Greece
Vlatades Monastery or Vlatadon Monastery is a monastery in Thessaloniki, Greece. Built in the 14th century during the late Byzantine Empire, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The monastery was founded as the Monastery of the Pantocrator by the brothers Dorotheus and Markus Vlatadon, who were students of Gregory Palamas, in the latter half of the fourteenth century. It was first mention in a letter by Patriarch Matthew dated in 1400 to Metropolitan Gabriel of Thessalonica.
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