Byzantium in color

Byzantium in Color Polychromy in Bizantine Sculpture Professor Silvia Pedone, Dost-I associate fellow and researcher at the Lincei Academy in Rome, is specialized in Byzantine art history. In 2022 she published her second doctoral thesis on the polychromy of the Byzantine sculpture. The professor will present the fascinating results of her research to you.   …

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The Fossati Brothers

The Fossati Brothers Exhibition Swiss Architects from Morcote to Istanbul The exhibition opening time: 11.2021- 09.2022 | Friday, Saturday, Sunday | 14.30  – 17.30 @ Sen Piyer Kilisesi | Galata Kulesi sk. 26 | Beyoğlu To book a visit: free entry   The exhibition is part of the broader initiative “The Fossati Brothers, architects from Morcote to Istanbul”, …

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Saint Hyacinth

Saint Hyacinth The saints of the church of Sen Piyer Saint Hyacinth (1183-1257) was born in Silesia (Poland). After his religious education, he met St. Dominic in Bologna and decided to enter his religious order. He founded a monastery in Poland and a few in Kiev.. IconographyThe painting depicts the story of the rescue of …

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