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Title: Holy Bishopric of Morphou: Church of Our Lady of Asinou
Start date: 1099
End date: 1099
Historical Period: Middle Byzantine Period

This is all that remains of the Monastery of Phorvia and is near the village of Nikitari. The church of Our Lady of Asinou is made up of two parts: the main church and the narthex to the west. The main church is a vaulted single-aisled building with a rectangular ground plan the external dimensions of which are 10,80 x 5,80 m, The sanctuary apse is semi-circular internally and externally and projects one metre from the eastern wall.

Size: length: 15.59 m width: 6,20 m
Place: Panagía Forviótissa, Cyprus  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: stone (worked rock)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: OUC Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation  
Physical type: churches (buildings)
Data provider: Open University of Cyprus  
License: All rights reserved
Rights holder: Holy Bishopric of Morphou  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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