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Church of Ayios Sozomenos, Galata (extension to "Painted Churches in the Troodos Region")

Date of Submission: 04/02/2002
Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Ministry of Communications and Works Department of Antiquities Nicosia
Coordinates: UTM WGS 84Eastings: 490700Northings: 3872700
Ref.: 1670
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Description

A single-aisled church of the steep-pitched roof type with a later enclosure to which the roof was extended. Situated in the middle of the old village, it retains its complete series of wall-paintings in the post-Byzantine style which are precisely dated in 1513 and painted by the hand of Simeon Axenti. It preserves its complete series of wall-paintings in the post-Byzantine style.