Sandal church (çarikli kilise)

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Sandal church (çarikli kilise)

  1. 1. Sandal Church (Çarikli Kilise)This church is named for two footprints just inside the entrance, around which many legends havebeen woven. Suggestively, a fresco of the Ascension can be seen directly of above. The narthex of thechurch has collapsed; the nave has a cross plan with barrel vaults and 11th-century frescoes.The fresco subjects are New Testament scenes such as the Nativity, Adoration of the Magi, and theBaptism of Christ. The main cupola has a Christ Pantocrator with the Four Evangelists below; theother three cupolas are occupied by the angels Michael, Gabriel and Uriel.Şekil 1 Jesus and AngelsIn the apse is a Deesis (Christ with Mary and John the Baptist), with an inscription next to Christreading "I am the light of the world, who follows me will not be left in the dark." Around the altar aresaints: Blaise, Gregory of Nazianzus, Basil, Chrysostom and Hypatius.The church was built trough the end of the 12th century. Çarikli church looks like Elmalı Church andKaranlık Chuch but at Çarıklı Church the figures are longer and bigger. Only naos section hasdecorations.
  2. 2. Şekil 2; Holy TrinityStories at frescos in this church are mainly about new testament, such as Baptism and Crucifixion anddeciption of the saints.

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