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Title: Holy Bishopric of Morphou: Gephyra, Church of Our Lady of Asinou
Start date: 1300
End date: 1399
Historical Period: Late Byzantine Period

Behind Nicephorus in this scene stands a woman whose name is Gepgyra (Bridge), sumptuously dressed and accompanied by the following th of the month of December of the inscription:' ' On the 17th of the month of December of the 15th indict of the year 1099 the servant of God Gephyra fell asleep''. Local oral tradition represents Gephyra as the daughter of Nicephorus.

Place: Panagía Forviótissa, 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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