The popular, mainly ecclesiastical in nature, stone-carving of West Thessaly in the 19th and early 20th century, when autodidactic popular craftsmen, carved stone doorframes with subjects drawn from both Christian worship as well as magic and apotropaic symbols.

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    The book is devoted to the popular stone-carving, mainly of an ecclesiastical nature, of West Thessaly in the 19th and early 20th century, or late Turkish period, when living conditions had improved noticeably for the Christian subjects. Self-taught popular craftsmen, organised in groups that travelled widely in Greece to build churches and other structures, carved stone doorframes and slabs built into the masonry in low relief, with subjects drawn from Christian worship, and magic and apotropaic symbols.

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    Weight 600 g
    Dimensions 17 × 19 cm
    Binding

    Avaliable in

    Greek

    Pages

    160

    Images

    141 duo tone

    Pages
    Images
LENA GOURGIOTIS

Stone Reliefs
And Stonemasons from West Thessaly 19th-Early 20th century

19,00 16,15

The popular, mainly ecclesiastical in nature, stone-carving of West Thessaly in the 19th and early 20th century, when autodidactic popular craftsmen, carved stone doorframes with subjects drawn from both Christian worship as well as magic and apotropaic symbols.

ISBN: 960-7037-04-9, 13 978-960-7037-04-6 Categories: ,