Wednesday, November 4, 2015

RELIGIOUS ART - Icons from the Bible, Mother of God, Buckle Church in Cappadocia


Mother of God, Buckle Church in Cappadocia. This icon comes from a Byzantine church in Cappadocia, known as church of the buckle (tokali kilise), the largest church in the area. The main nave contains ninth century frescoes in “provincial” style, the more recent additions are three apses of 11th century frescoes, in “metropolitan” style. More