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Myra Saint Nicolas church March 2011 5923.jpg
21-MAR-2011

Myra Saint Nicolas church March 2011 5923.jpg

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These pictures were taken in a corridor or series of adjacent rooms, number 11 on the ground plan, where there were several graves on either side with extensive frescoes.

Detail of the fresco depicting the ‘Death of St. Nicolas’: Saints and city people present at the event.

The frescos depicting the life of St. Nicolas (and the legends about him), in the northeast aisle arcade of the church, date from the 12th century. They are the only surviving ‘St. Nicolas cycle’ in Turkey.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: Website of ‘stnicholascenter.org’ .

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