Monastery of Hilandar
The monastery of Hilandar or monastery of Chilandari (in Serb: Хиландар, in Greek: Χιλανδαρίου) is one of the twenty orthodoxe monasteries of the Mont Athos , and for this reason, although language Serbe, it concerns the jurisdiction of the Patriarcat of Constantinople.
It is located at the North-East of the peninsula.
It occupies the 4th place in the hierarchical classification.
It is dedicated to Très Holy Mother of God who is held like only higoumene of the monastery, celebrates votive the Presentation of the Virgin on November 21st (Dec. 4).
In 1990, it counted 46 Serb monks.
The monastery was founded at the 12th century by the Serb leader Etienne Nemanja (become Saint Siméon) and his son Rastko Nemanjic (become Saint Sava).
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