Architectural Lantern Slides of Greece

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Greece during the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects include archaeological and historical sites, temples, stadiums, churches, and ruins. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Gates

Temples

Theaters

Architecture

Churches

Ruins

Spatial Coverage

Dhílos

Thessaloníki

Corinth

Greece

Olympia

Delphi

Athens

Mistrás

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    An eleventh-century Byzantine monastery. It was founded towards the end of the sixth century A.D. The first monastery on the site was constructed in the style of a castle with a baslica in the middle. In the eleventh and twelfth centuries, the monastery was restored. The Daphni Monastery is called a masterpiece of middle Byzantine architecture. The exterior of the church has a cloisonné style.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    It is situated on a terrace immediately below the Upper Town, has a superb view to the east and is the best-preserved and most picturesque of all the churches at Mystras. It was built and decorated ca. 1430 by Ioannis Frangopoulos, who held an office equivalent to that of prime minister in the despotate. His identity is revealed in the form of six painted monograms on the west façade of the church. The building imitates the design of the Hodegetria, comprising a three-aisled basilica on the g…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
    Record Visibility:
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