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Saint Barnabas Basilica

Basilica of Apostolos Varnavas, Salamis The seven-aisled basilica of Apostolos Varnavas was first constructed in the 5th century, but its main reconstruction took place during the 6th century when its naves were reduced to five. During this major reconstruction, its west wall was completely renovated, the synthronon was constructed in the central apse and the entire complex was …

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Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church in Trapeza of Acheritou – Güvercinlik

SOLI THEATRE The theatre of Soloi consists of the three usual parts of Roman theatres: orchestra, stage building, and auditorium. The orchestra (diam. 17 m) was the space reserved for the chorus in Greek dramatic plays but was also used as an arena for spectacles in Roman times. It was cut on bedrock and is …

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Three Churches in Afendrika Archaeological Site

Three Churches in Afendrika Archaeological Site The theatre of Soloi consists of the three usual parts of Roman theatres: orchestra, stage building, and auditorium. The orchestra (diam. 17 m) was the space reserved for the chorus in Greek dramatic plays but was also used as an arena for spectacles in Roman times. It was cut …

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Agios Epiphanios Basilica in Archeological Site of Salamis

Basilica of Agios Epiphanios, Salamis The basilica of Agios Epiphanios at Salamis-Constantia, on the east coast of Cyprus, can be identified as the island’s earliest major basilica. It is situated close to the Agora and the temple of Zeus. The architectural characteristics of the basilica as well as literary sources point to a date at …

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