The Chian monk Neilos founded this monastery (1770), which is located
in the area of Kofina. It was here that the wise theologian Athanasios Parios
lived as a monk. He was buried in the area of the grave of Saint Nikiforos of
Chios. Here, also, is the grave of Yiorgos Zolotas, one of the wisest men of Chios.