Monastery, likely Daphni Monastery, Haidari, Greece

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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.

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Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Dafni Monastery

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Monasteries

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • 11th century

  • Middle Byzantine

Place of Creation
  • Haidari, West Athens, Attica, Greece

  • +38.0119+23.6540

  • Haidari

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

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