Among tulips and other flowers that grow in the area of stands today without roof and walls that their wounds are not hiding ... more It is the only monastery that has been recorded in Crete where whoever celebrates the Agios Minas and the oral tradition it wants to play a great role having been residence of Metropolitan of Crete. The Agios Minas remained forgotten by everyone until the 1980s when a research professor, University of Crete th. notary documents of Det. .. in State Archives of Venice brought out of the shadows into the light.
There is a testimony of 1598 lent the monastery's lands for cultivation and a second, more important of 1627 that informs us that the monastery has collapsed which causes the Piero Salamon to take steps to repair the damage. After 1627 we have no testimony to St. Minas and the Turkish invasion of the island would have had the same path with many other monasteries that were destroyed and depopulated.