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2631:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 17.05.2004

Agios Dimitrios

The church of Agios Dimitrios at Kambianika near Karvounades dates back to the 13th century.

2627:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 16.05.2004

The procession of Panagia Myrtidiotissa

The revered icon of Panagia Myrtidiotissa is carried around the surrounding grounds of the monastery on the Feast of the Panagia in September 2003

2532:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 10.05.2004

Agios Minas

A close-up of this partially ruined Byzantine church in Hora.

2531:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 10.05.2004

Agios Minas

The old Byzantine church of Agios Minas is located near the old British cemetary below Hora. This photograph was taken from the track leading to Trachila.

2467:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Poulos on 07.05.2004

Saints Kerykos, Georgios and Notarios - part of a wall painting

Part of a wall painting. It depicts Saints Kerykos, Georgios and Notarios and the lower part of the representation of the Ascension. It comes from the church of Aghios Ioannis at Potamos and dates from the 13th century.

From the collection housed in the Post-Byzantine church of the Ascension at Livadi, which was ceded by the Diocese of Kythera.

From Hellenic Ministry of Art site:

http://www.culture.gr/2/21/212/21201m/e212am01.html

[See ...

2466:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Poulos on 07.05.2004

Two silver-plated candlesticks. Found in the church of the Metamorphosis at Keramoto

Two silver-plated candlesticks. Found in the church of the Metamorphosis at Keramoto, dated to the end of the 18th century.

From the collection housed in the Post-Byzantine church of the Ascension at Livadi, which was ceded by the Diocese of Kythera.

From Hellenic Ministry of Art site:

http://www.culture.gr/2/21/212/21201m/e212am01.html

[See entry under Culture - Religion, for collective entry.].

2465:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Poulos on 07.05.2004

Icon of Panaghia with Christ. Portable icon originally from the Castle of Mylopotamos.

Icon of Panaghia with Christ. Portable icon from the Castle of Mylopotamos, probably owned by a Venetian official, as is suggested by the buckler preserved on its surface. It is dated to the middle of the 17th century and is influenced by the Cretan School.

From the collection housed in the Post-Byzantine church of the Ascension at Livadi, which was ceded by the Diocese of Kythera.

From Hellenic Ministry of Art site:

http://www.culture.gr/2/21/212/21201m/e212am01.html

2464:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Poulos on 07.05.2004

Icon of Aghios Ioannis Prodromos (St. John Prodrome).

Icon of Aghios Ioannis Prodromos (St. John Prodrome). Portable icon depicting the protome of the Saint, painted by a skillful artist, influenced by the tradition of the famous Emmanuel Lombardos. Dated to the beginning of the 17th century.

From the collection housed in the Post-Byzantine church of the Ascension at Livadi, which was ceded by the Diocese of Kythera.

From Hellenic Ministry of Art site:

http://www.culture.gr/2/21/212/21201m/e212am01.html

2463:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Poulos on 07.05.2004

Church of the Ascension at Livadi - Byzantine Art Museum

Collection of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine art of Kythera

From Hellenic Ministry of Art site:

http://www.culture.gr/2/21/212/21201m/e212am01.html

The collection is housed in the Post-Byzantine church of the Ascension at Livadi, which was ceded by the Diocese of Kythera.

It contains characteristic examples of the artistic production of the island, ranging from the Early Christian to the Post-Byzantine period: wall paintings and floor mosaic ...

2382:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 03.05.2004

Agios Constantinos and belltower

The deconsecrated church of Agios Konstantinos in Livadi and its belltower at dawn.

2381:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 03.05.2004

Agios Georgios at Kolokythias

The belltower and church of Agios Georgios at Kolokythias, above Agia Pelagia.

2245:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Peter Makarthis on 02.05.2004

Kato Hora - a HiddenTreasure

Just one of a number of memorable and charmimg glimpses which remain with us as a reminder of our 2003 Oddessey to Kythera.- Panayotis (Skoulandris)and Sophia Makarthis(nee Psaros)

2201:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 01.05.2004

Byzantine Icon

This Byzantine icon of the Panaghia with Christ is presently on display at the magnificent Museum of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art of Kythera in Kato Livadi. According to the museum's website, it is a portable icon from the Castle of Mylopotamos, probably owned by a Venetian official. It is thought to date back to the middle of the 17th century and is an icon influenced by the Cretan School.

2189:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 28.04.2004

Agios Yiannis tou Agriou Ilia

The church of Agios Yiannis tou Agriou Ilia is a privately run church situated above Kapsali with magnificent views over the island

2188:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 28.04.2004

Agia Fotini

The church of Agia Fotini dominates the Fratsia landscape

2158:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 27.04.2004

The Church Bell of Agios Constantinos

The bell at the deconsecrated Church of Agios Constantinos in Livadi stands silent.

2154:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 27.04.2004

The belltower

The belltower of Agioi Kindinoi, a small church above Kapsali.

2153:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 27.04.2004

Procession

The Feast Day of Panagia Myrtidiotissa 2003

2152:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 27.04.2004

Agia Anna

Agia Anna in Hora

2151:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by George Vardas on 01.10.2005

Monastery of Agia Elesa

The monastery of Agia Elesa is situated near the site where the saint was put to death by her father for refusing to renounce Christianity.