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Authors: Goul, Philippos  
Title: Holy Bishopric of Morphou: Mural painting of St Barbara, St Praskeve, St Marina and the Virgin Mary, Church of the Holy Cross of Ayiasmati (8-8, 114, 115)
Start date: 1494
End date: 1494
Historical Period: Late Byzantine Period

In the lower register on the wall are St Barbara, St Paraskeve, andSt Marina, all looking towards the Virgin Mary, standing on the right. The Virgin, beside the entrance, holds an open roll in her left hand; her right hand is raised and she bows her head in supplication towards the figure of her son on the other side of the entrance. He is depicted standing on a footstool, holding an opes Gospel book, and blessing. To the right of him are St Constantine and St Helena, holding the True Cross between them.

Place: Stavrós tou Agiasmáti, Cyprus  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: paint (coating)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: OUC Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation  
Physical type: mural paintings (visual works)
Material and technique: painting (image-making)
Data provider: Open University of Cyprus  
License: All rights reserved
Rights holder: Holy Bishopric of Morphou  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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