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PATMOS

PATMOS

TREASURES OF THE MONASTERY

ISBN

960-213-131-4

Pages

384

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Images

277

Dimensions

25x32

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Edition: 1
Price: 82,00 €

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The volume includes all the masterpieces of Byzantine art and of the modern Greek tradition preserved in the Monastery of St. John the Evangelist on Patmos.The text, written by university professors, describes the monastery’s history from the time when John the Evangelist first arrived on the island, where he was to write the apocalyptic Book of Revelations. There are magnificent illustrations of the monastery’s architecture, its wall-paintings and portative icons, its gold embroideries and silverware, its objects of precious metal, and its illuminated manuscripts.The treasures in its library and archive are also given full coverage.


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