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Demre march 2012 5435.jpg
28-MAR-2011

Demre march 2012 5435.jpg

Fresco with bishops attending an Ecumenical Council (obviously one without the active presence of the Byzantine emperor, because he is not depicted).
The frescos must be dated around the 12th century, since this part of the church was built in the mid-11th century, and the city of Myra was completely deserted by the early 14th century.

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

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