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San Giorgio dei Greci is a church in the sestiere of Castello, Venice, northern Italy. It was the center of the Scuola dei Greci, the Confraternity of the Greeks in Venice.For centuries, despite the close ties of Venice to the Byzantine world, the Greek Orthodox rite was not permitted in Venice. In 1498, the Greek community gained the right to found the Scuola de San Nicolò dei Greci, a confraternity which aided members of that community. In 1539, after protracted negotiations, the papacy allowed the construction of the church of San Giorgio, financed by a tax on all ships from the Orthodox world.Construction was started by Sante Lombardo, and from 1548, by Giannantonio Chiona. The belltower was built in 1592. The interior has a monument to Gabriele Seviros by Baldassarre Longhena. The dome of the church was frescoed with the Last Judgement by Giovanni Kyprios. The iconostasis employed Kyprios, Tommaso Bathas, Benedetto Emporios, and Michael Damaskinos. Emanuele Tzane-Buniales, a priest and hagiographer from Crete, frescoed the Saints Simeon and Alypios, ascetic hermits, atop the pilasters.Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Venice using our trip planner.
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Катаясь на гондоле по каналам, мы вышли по Rio de S. Lorenzo к Греческо-православной церкви Св. Георгия, что в Греческом квартале Венеции. Она известна ещё как - церковь Сан-Джорджо деи Греки ( Chiesa... more »Riding on a gondola through the canals, we went on Rio de S. Lorenzo to the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, in the Greek quarter of Venice. It is also known as the Church of San Giorgio de Greeks (Chiesa di San Giorgio dei Greci). The construction of the church began in 1536 and was completed in 1577. The project of the church was first carried out by the architect Sante Lombardo, and later by Gianantonio Chiona. To decorate the inner part of the church was invited Greek icon painter - Michele Damaskinos, he painted most of the iconostasis. Nearby is a bell tower tilted, erected in 1587-1603 by the architect Bernardo Ongarin In the church sometimes held services in Russian language, and the service is conducted by a Russian priest.
Ο Άγιος Γεώργιος των Ελλήνων όπως ονομάζεται βρίσκεται περίπου πίσω από το παλάτι των Δογηδων..θέλει λίγο ψάξιμο στα στενά αλλά εάν βάλεις σημάδι την Ελληνική σημαία την βρίσκεις σχετικά εύκολα.. more »The Saint George of the Greeks as it is called is located about behind the palace of Dogades.. It takes a little digging in the straits, but if you put a mark on the Greek flag you find it relatively easy.
If you admire Greek Orthodox it is a wonderful experience to sit here
A very traditional church, with some interesting works of art as well as the tranquility of the church for being with your thoughts.
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