Monastery of Koutloumousiou

Koutloumousiou monastery (Greek: Μονή Κουτλουμουσίου) is an Eastern Orthodox monastery at the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece. The monastery ranks sixth in the hierarchy of the Athonite monasteries.

Murrays Handbook of Travels 1854

Kutlumush is about 2 hours from Batopsedion, close to Karyse, and in the most cultivable part of the peninsula, among gardens, vineyards, olive plantations, and cornfields.This is the smallest of all the convents, not containing above 30 caloyers. It was founded during the reign of Andronicus the Elder (A.D. 1283-1328) by Constantine, a noble of the Turkish family of Kutlumush, related to the Seljuk Sultans. His mother was a Christian, and on her death he embraced Christianity, and became a monk of Mount Athos.


  1. Greek Ministry of Culture: Holy Monastery of Koutloumousiou

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