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Byzantine Church Frescoes on the Island of Crete

Crete has a long and illustrious religious history, stretching way back to Zeus and the Phoenician princess that gave her name to the European continent. The Byzantine religious heritage on this island is as special. At the beginning of the twentieth century an Italian scholar recorded over 800 Byzantine churches with wall paintings. While many […]

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