The St.Panteleimon church with the view to the internal main dome with scenes from the Passion of Christ and various hag

The frescoes in the church are famous examples of Comnenian Age Byzantine Art, depicting scenes from the Passion of Christ and various hagiographical illustrations ,the church was damaged by an earthquake in the 16th century in the restoration that followed, some of the frescoes in the upper middle region have been repainted, the original marble iconostasis survived the earthquake, but lost its decorative plastic art, in another restoration attempt in 1885, the larger part of the frescoes in the naos were painted over rather ineptly , during cleaning in 1923, some of the original 12th-century frescoes were restored.in the church are famous examples of Comnenian Age Byzantine Art, depicting scenes from the Passion of Christ and various hagiographical illustrations ,the church was damaged by an earthquake in the 16th century in the restoration that followed, some of the frescoes in the upper middle region have been repainted, the original marble iconostasis survived the earthquake, but lost its decorative plastic art, in another restoration attempt in 1885, the larger part of the frescoes in the naos were painted over rather ineptly , during cleaning in 1923, some of the original 12th-century frescoes were restored, The coloring, dramatic composition and purity of expression displayed in the frescoes are outstanding examples of Macedonian medieval monumental painting in the later 12th century , the church's stucco decoration is depicted on the obverse of the Macedonian 50 denars banknote, issued in 1996

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