MONASTERY and CHURCH OF CHRISTOS ANTIPHONITIS

 

ANTIPHONITIS

 

 

N° 27
Town / Village : Kalograia / Bahceli

District : Kyrenia

 

DESCRIPTION :

Octogonal domed church with later narthex and open narthex on the south. The church was originally constructed in the Byzantine period and modified in the 15th century.

The interior of the church was adorned with frescoes in the 12th century and a second phase occured at the end of the 15th – beginning of the 16th century. The earlier frescoes are preserved in the apse and on the altar’s arches. During the second phase the central part of the dome wasdecorated with Christ Pantakratoras.

Period : 12th century – 15th century

 

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NEWS / THREATS

The wall paintings representing the « Tree of Jesse » and the « Last Judgment » have been removed.

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