Byzantine hagiography acts as a bridge between humanity and the divine, in the sense that holy depictions of Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ and the Saints, enabling the faithful to feel closer to the object of worship. In depicting religious icons, there are specific rules: Artists must faithfully attribute the features...

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  The depictions of the lives of Saints Constantine and Helen found in churches around Greece are very few, mainly in Crete, at temples of the 13th and 15th centuries, in a big part because of the centuries-old ties between the Island and Byzantium.A depiction that stands out is one...

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The Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was destroyed on 9/11 in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York, is expected to finish reconstruction within 2021. In order make sure the church opens its doors within 2021, the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a...

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