Katholikon, Hosios Loukas, Distomo, Boeotia: the dome and apse mosaics

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RIBApix ref no RIBA9245
Artist/PhotographerCox, Bernard Hugh (1907?-1986)
CountryGreece
CityDistomo
Subject Date1010
Image Date1960
ViewInterior
StyleByzantine
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceGR 135
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Bernard Cox / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Katholikon, the larger of the two churches of the monastery, is the earliest extant domed-octagon church.

Subject tags

churches, domes, mosaics, monasteries & convents