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Chora Church, Portrait of Saints


List of Saints

  • Anne holding the infant Mary
  • Virgin Hodegetria and the Christ Child
  • Joachim
  • Saint Peter
  • Saint Paul
  • Saint Andronicus
  • Saint Tarachus
  • Saint Filimon
  • Saint Elpidiforos
  • Saint Thirsos
  • Saint Apollonios
  • Saint Lavros
  • Saint Minas
  • Saint Victor
  • Saint Vikentios
  • Saint Akindinos
  • Saint Efstratios
  • Saint Lefkios
  • Saint Agathonikos
  • Saint Orestis
  • Saint Mardarios
  • Saint Evgenios
  • Saint Avivos
  • Saint Minas
  • Saint Floros

Depictions of Saints on the Arches

Chora Museum, Saint Andronicus

Saint Andronicus

Saint Andronicus of Cilicia (Greek: Άγιος Ανδρόνικος) was a martyr of the Diocletian persecution along with Saints Tarachus and Saint Probus (about 304). All tortured and killed in the time of the Roman emperor Diocletian at Anazarbus in Cilicia after which they were declared saints.

Chora Museum, Saint Tarachus

Saint Tarachus

Saint Tarachus of Cilicia (Greek: Άγιος Τάραχος) was a retired military officer of the imperial armies, who had reached the age of sixty-five. Also a martyr who was denounced as a Christian to the governor of Cilicia. He was arrested at Pompeiopolis, and conducted to Tarsus.

Chora Museum, Saint George

Saint George

Saint George (Greek: Άγιος Γεώργιος) was a Roman soldier of Greek origin and officer in the Guard of Roman Emperor Diocletian who ordered his death for failing to recant his Christian faith. As a Christian martyr, he later became one of the most respected saints in Christianity.



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