The monograph places particular emphasis on the iconographic and stylistic analysis of the wall-paintings in the church of Christ the Saviour in Thessaloniki, as they attest to the avant-garde art of the second most important city in the Byzantine Empire. The author, who was responsible for the conservation and restoration of the church, links the monument with other highly significant monuments of the period, which reveal the ecumenical appeal of Byzantine art.

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    This short monograph on the little church of Christ the Saviour (Soter) in Thessaloniki, is a brief account of the findings of the archaeological excavation that was part of the work of restoration of the damage suffered by the building during the 1978 earthquake. Special emphasis is placed on the iconographic and stylistic analysis of the wall paintings of the monument. The objective is to give prominence to the theological and artistic value of this significant, though little known, Byzantine monument in the second most important city of the Byzantine empire.

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    Dimensions 21 × 24 cm
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    Avaliable in

    Greek-English

    Pages

    140

    Images

    104

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ΕFTYCHIA KOURKOUTIDOU-NIKOLAIDOU

The church of Christ the Saviour

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The monograph places particular emphasis on the iconographic and stylistic analysis of the wall-paintings in the church of Christ the Saviour in Thessaloniki, as they attest to the avant-garde art of the second most important city in the Byzantine Empire. The author, who was responsible for the conservation and restoration of the church, links the monument with other highly significant monuments of the period, which reveal the ecumenical appeal of Byzantine art.

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