Byzantine Mosaic Icon with Saint Demetrios and Reliquary


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Mosaic Icon with St. Demetrios and Reliquary
While the mosaic dates to 14th century Constantinople, the above ampulla is from 13th-14th century Thessalonike, and would have borne holy oil drawn from the well in which the body of Demetrios reposes, according to the inscription. The metal revetment dates to mid-15th century Italy.
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See also Barlaam and Joasaph, Byzantine, BnF Ms. Grec 1128, 14th century AD
The Betrayal of Jesus by Judas, Church of Panagia Phorbiotissa, Asinou, Cyprus
Other Byzantine Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers




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