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Authors: Goul, Philippos  
Title: Holy Bishopric of Morphou: St George, Church of the Holy Cross of Ayiasmati (6-6,54)
Start date: 1494
End date: 1494
Historical Period: Late Byzantine Period

St George with Christ who appears in a stylised sky and blesses the saints. St George is rendered as the Byzantine iconographical type known as the 'Diasorites', astride his white steed, fully armed and imperious, crossing a river or a lake full of fish. Riding pillion behind him is the tiny figure of George of Mytilene, carrying a jug in his left hand and a towel over his shoulder.

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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