MANASIJA MONASTERY, ST. NIKITA (1413-1418), SERBIA

MANASIJA MONASTERY, ST. NIKITA (1413-1418), SERBIA

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Canonized & Otherwise

Eight hundred years ago, Byzantine monks painting the walls of a monastery in Cyprus made the aesthetic choice to use asbestos—heat-resistant mineral fibers now known to be highly carcinogenic—to give their work an extra sheen. University of California, Los Angeles,

Eight hundred years ago, Byzantine monks painting the walls of a monastery in Cyprus made the aesthetic choice to use asbestos—heat-resistant mineral fibers now known to be highly carcinogenic—to give their work an extra sheen. University of California, Los Angeles,

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Вячеслав Толмачев, Краснодар, Россия.

Вячеслав Толмачев, Краснодар, Россия.

Адам. Фрагмент сошествия Христа во ад. Фреска монастыря Хора, Константинополь. XIV в.

Адам. Фрагмент сошествия Христа во ад. Фреска монастыря Хора, Константинополь. XIV в.

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