Latomou Monastery (the Church of Hosios David)
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Published by Institute for Balkan Studies in Thessaloniki .
Written in English


  • Monē Latōmou (Thessalonikē, Greece),
  • Architecture, Byzantine -- Greece -- Thessalonikē.,
  • Church architecture -- Greece -- Thessalonikē.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEfthymios Tsigaridas.
SeriesGuides of the Institute for Balkan Studies (I.M.X.A.) -- no. 10, Hodēgoi IMChA -- ar. 10
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19128229M

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The Church of Hosios David (Greek: Όσιος Δαβίδ) also referred to as the Latomou Monastery and Suluca Mosque, is a late 5th-century church in Thessaloniki, Greece. In Byzantine times, it functioned as the katholikon of the Latomos Monastery (Greek: Μονή Λατόμου Λατόμων), and received a rich mosaic and fresco decoration, which was renewed in the 12th–14th centuries. Thessaloniki Tourism; Thessaloniki Hotels; Bed and Breakfast Thessaloniki; Thessaloniki Holiday Rentals; Flights to Thessaloniki; Thessaloniki Restaurants. For best results, use the customized Trip Planning Widget for Osios David (The Latomou Monastery) on your has all the advantages mentioned above, plus users to your site can conveniently access it directly on your site. Visitors to your site will appreciate you offering them help with . History- Name origin: Latomou Monastery (also known as Monastery of Osios David) is located in Ano Poli of Thessaloniki, in the south west of Vlatadon Monastery. Concerning the historical background of the church, though it has not survived until nowadays in its first form, we can find certain pieces of information in a 9th century text (VII.

Book Hotels. Thessaloniki › Attraction Osios David (Latomou Monastery) Thessaloniki, Greece About our rating system. Our Rating. Neighborhood Timotheou, off Ayias Sofia. I manage to get lost almost every time I come here, but eventually find my way to this charming 5th- or 6th-century church, with its comfortable, shaded courtyard. Indeed.   Français: Le monastère de Latomou situé à Thessalonique est un monument byzantin du ve siècle qui est classé au patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco car il abrite un très bel exemple de mosaïques byzantines. Hē periptōsē tou psēfidōtou tēs monēs Latomou stē Thessalonikē,” Epetēris hetaireias byzantinōn spoudōn 52 (–): –26; E. Tsigaridas, Latomou Monastery (The Church of Hosios David) (Thessaloniki: Institute for Balkan Studies, ), 36– The Monastery () is not one of Scott’s better known novels, but I found it one of his most engaging to date. (I have read quite a few over the past decade, drawn in by a memorable Lucia di Lammermoor at the ENO in —in order, The Bride of Lammermoor, Waverley, Ivanhoe, Guy Mannering, and Redgauntlet.) The Monastery is set in Scott’s beloved border country, in around /5(31).