“The Monastery of St. Mary of Zvërnec is one of the most famous Byzantine monasteries in the Vlora region. It is located in a place shifted to a Narta Island lagoon. The distance from the inhabited centers, the isolation and the protected place made this location suitable for setting up such an object. Even the founder of monastic life, Pakomi, in such places began the activity of monarchy once in Egypt of the fourth century.
Detained in separate monasteries there lived monks, people who fled everyday life and sought solitude for peace and tranquility. Their job was to pray to the master together and spend the rest of the time devoting you to crafts, writing books, or other human activities. The packet also defined the first rules of this service such as the oath, belief, and obedience to the commander, which were associated with the creation of the first monasteries, which were special institutions operating within the church.”