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Xeropotamou Monastery (Athos)

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{{Athonitemonastery|
name=Holy Monastery of Xeropotamou|
rank=Eighth|
type=Cenobitic Monastery|
founded=900s by St [[Pavlos Xeropotamenos]]|
superior=''unknown''|
size=''unknown''|
location=Southwest|
language=Greek|
music=[[Byzantine chant]]|
feasts=[[March 9|Forty Holy Martyrs|
}}
The '''Monastery of Xeropotamou''' is one of twenty monasteries on the [[Mount Athos]] peninsula and is located on the southwestern side of the peninsula. It is located on the road from the port of Daphne to the town of [[Karyes (Athos)|Karyes]], the administrative center of the monastic republic. It is eighth in hierarchical rank among the monasteries. The [[katholikon]] of the [[monastery]] is dedicated to the memory of the Forty Holy Martyrs. The feast day is [[March 9]].
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