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Collection of St. Matthew of Sinai

Last Update: Jul 2012
Museum HERAKLIO , CRETE , GREECE
Taxiarchou Markopoulou Street, 71201 HERAKLIO , CRETE , GREECE
Tel.: +30 2810 289150, 288484 , Fax: +30 2810 288484
Opening hours:
01Jun - 31Oct Tue-Sun, 0900-1600
01Nov - 31May Tue-Sun, 0830-1500

Collection of St. Matthew of Sinai - Overview

  The collections comprise collections of icons of the Cretan School.

  The most important exhibits of the Monastery are:
  St Symeon Theodochos, end of 16th century.
  St Phanourios, 1688 by the hand of John priest of Kolyva.
  St Paraskeve, 17 th century.
  Virgin Immaculate, 1780, by the hand of Victor.
  Prophet Elias with scenes of his life. By the hand of Georgios Kydoniates, 1752.
  Crucifixion, painted by Georgios Kastrophylax, 1752.
  St Titus and scenes from the life of the 10 Martyrs, painted by Ioannis Kornaros, 1773.
  St Charalampos and the martyrdom of the Saint, painted by Ioannis Kornaros, 1773.
  The Lament, 1753.
  St John the Precursor, 17 th century

  The exhibition of icons is housed in the church' s area.

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Museum • Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Museum • Ecclesiastical Art Museum
Periods of the exhibits • Post-Byzantine period, 1453-1821

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