St.Panteleimon church the internal main dome , Gorno Nerezi Macedonia

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.

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