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Monastery of Saint Paul, landscape, structures, daily life of monks

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-01-003
  • Work
  • 500 - 1930

Originally a hermit's cave that became a late antique shrine and transformed into a monastery by the thirteenth century. Two seperate cycles of frescoes in the Cave Church date to the thirteenth century. The Cave Church was enlarged and partly rep...

Fethiye Camii, Inscription on interior lower cornice

  • MS.BZ.004-02-04-04-006
  • Work
  • 1949 - 1963

Accession number imprinted on verso: 1995.F2730. The actual inscription is painted on the lower cornice in gold on blue ground. The print is a copy of a tracing of the inscription.

Megaw, A. H. S. (Arthur Hubert Stanley)

Exterior view

  • PH.BZ.010-018-003
  • Image
  • 1936

Exterior view from the southeast with the apse of the parekklesion, and the dome and apse of the church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Parekklesion

  • PH.BZ.010-018-004
  • Image
  • 1936

Interior western section of the parekklesion with the exonarthex of the church in the background

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Exterior view

  • PH.BZ.010-018-007
  • Image
  • 1936

Exterior view from the southeast

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Esonarthex dome

  • PH.BZ.010-018-011
  • Image
  • 1936

South dome of the esonarthex, mosaic of Christ surrounded by Old Testament ancestory

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Esonarthex dome

  • PH.BZ.010-018-012
  • Image
  • 1936

North dome of the esonarthex, mosaic of the Virgin and Child surrounded by the royal ancestory of the Old Testament

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Narthex

  • PH.BZ.010-036-001
  • Image
  • 1936

Narthex from the southeast

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

North aisle

  • PH.BZ.010-036-002
  • Image
  • 1936

North aisle from the northwest

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Well head

  • PH.BZ.010-036-019
  • Image
  • 1944

Well head near the apse of the chapel - the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel is built over a corner of the cistern, located southeast of the church - the chapel, which was occupied by Surps distillery in 1944, does not exist anymore

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Chapel exterior

  • PH.BZ.010-036-021
  • Image
  • 1944

Chapel from the southeast with the walls of the church in the background - the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel is built over a corner of the cistern, located southeast of the church - the chapel, which was occupied by Surps distillery in 194...

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Nave and north aisle

  • PH.BZ.010-036-024
  • Image
  • 1935

Nave and north aisle colonnade from the southwest

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Church of Ascension, Interior, Zica Monastery, Zica, Serbia

  • US DcWaDIC PH.BZ.004-002
  • Work
  • 1200 - 1350

The church was built ca. 1215, damaged in the late 13th century and restored in the begining of the 14th century. The church was partly reconstructed in the 20th century. Historical Raska Style. The wall paintings date from the first quarter of t...

Exterior view

  • MS.BZ.012-02-03-05-002-001
  • Image
  • 1938

The church of Daphne monastery viewed from the northwest

Exterior view

  • MS.BZ.012-02-03-05-002-002
  • Image
  • 1938

Daphne church viewed from the southeast

Exterior view

  • MS.BZ.012-02-03-05-002-003
  • Image
  • 1938

View from the southwest

Exterior view

  • MS.BZ.012-02-03-05-002-004
  • Image
  • 1938

View from the southeast

North Church

  • 006
  • Image
  • 1939

The upper structure and dome of the North Church viewed from the south

North Church

  • 012
  • Image
  • 1937

Narthex of the North Church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

South Church

  • 014
  • Image
  • 1937

Mullion capital on the apse window

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

South Church

  • 017
  • Image
  • 1937

Interior, looking southeast towards the south aisle

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

South Church

  • 001
  • Image

East facade

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Roof corridor

  • 008
  • Image
  • 1937

Roof corridor between the North and South Churches

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

South Church

  • 011
  • Image
  • 1937

Interior view

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Fenari Isa Camii, North church, drawing of south elevation

  • 004
  • Work
  • 1961 - 1964

Drawing is based on the architectural survey by James Stafford in 1961. Inscribed in colored pencil on verso: "Fenari Isa - own (?) plans"; accession number imprinted on verso: "1995.F2754."

Megaw, A. H. S. (Arthur Hubert Stanley)

Fethiye Camii, Inscription on upper cornice, west arm

  • MS.BZ.004-02-04-04-004
  • Work
  • 1949 - 1963

Inscription on upper cornice: in west arm. Imprinted on verso: "Section #3"; accession number imprinted on verso: 1995.F2726. The actual inscription is painted on the upper cornice in gold on blue ground. The print is a copy of a tracing of the in...

Megaw, A. H. S. (Arthur Hubert Stanley)

Greek Monastery

  • PH.BZ.010-011-001
  • Image
  • 1937

Exterior view, showing terrace garden with water well

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Greek Monastery

  • PH.BZ.010-011-002
  • Image
  • 1937

Exterior view

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Esonarthex dome

  • PH.BZ.010-018-009
  • Image
  • 1936

North dome of the esonarthex, mosaics of the Virgin and Child surrounded by the royal ancestory of the Old Testament

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Nave

  • PH.BZ.010-018-013
  • Image
  • 1937

View of the nave towards the apse

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Substructures

  • PH.BZ.010-018-018
  • Image
  • 1938

Substructures of the church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Marble pavement

  • PH.BZ.010-036-003
  • Image
  • 1936

Detail of the inlaid marble pavement

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Nave

  • PH.BZ.010-036-004
  • Image
  • 1936

Interior facade of the west wall of the nave

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Entrance to site

  • PH.BZ.010-036-006
  • Image
  • 1936

West entrance of the site with the minaret and the wall of the west galleries in the background

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Cistern

  • PH.BZ.010-036-009
  • Image
  • 1937

The colonnaded interior of the cistern of the monastery located southeast of the church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Chapel interior

  • PH.BZ.010-036-013
  • Image
  • 1944

The interior of the chapel with the stairs leading outside - the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel is built over a corner of the cistern, located southeast of the church - the chapel, which was occupied by Surps distillery in 1944, does not ex...

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Chapel interior

  • PH.BZ.010-036-016
  • Image
  • 1944

Brick arch supported by a column and a brick pier - the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel is built over a corner of the cistern, located southeast of the church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Well head

  • PH.BZ.010-036-018
  • Image
  • 1944

Pericles next to the well head near the apse of the chapel - the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel is built over a corner of the cistern, located southeast of the church - the chapel, which was occupied by Surps distillery in 1944, does not ex...

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

South Church

  • 015
  • Image
  • 1937

Apse windows and mullion capital

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

South Church

  • 016
  • Image
  • 1937

Lower part of the mullions in the apse windows

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Exterior view

  • 012
  • Image
  • 1939

Exterior view from the southeast, showing market garden

North church

  • 003
  • Image
  • 1935

Narthex with tombs, looking north

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

North Church

  • 007
  • Image
  • 1937

Southeast chapel of the North Church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

North Church

  • 009
  • Image
  • 1937

Sarcophagi under the narthex of the North Church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

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