By 28 Νοεμβρίου 2023 No Comments

On May 17, 1617, Nikolaos Mpasdanis (known as Vlachonikolas from Metsovo) was executed in Trikala for converting back to Christianity from Islam. He was given the title «New Martyr» and in 1800 a small chapel attached to the Monastery of Aghios Nikolaos was constructed in his honour.