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Collections Holy Metropolis of Argolida

Item ID: 365
Item Number: 24
Collection: Holy Metropolis of Argolida
Item Name: SAINT JOHN THE MERCIFUL
Item Type: Temple
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Year: c. 11th AD
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Current position: Ligourio


Description: Outside of the village, to the right side of the road, stand the oldest Byzantine church dedicated to Saint John Merciful.
It is a two-aisled inscribed cruciform church with a dome.
The variety of the church iconography distinguish it from others.
Unfortunately only fragments of the old frescoes remain in a fairly good condition. They are on the left side on the narthex and the to the nave.