The Church of St George Nicoxylitis

Published 9th of March, 2020



Inside, the church is a fairly standard affair, and there is nothing wrong in that.



I did think that the crucifix above the altar had a particularly nice skull and crossbones at the bottom though.

St George


Images of St George are very common in Cyprus. Much more so than in England, in fact.

Shiny Votive Offerings


This church seems to favour the more modern metallic votive offerings, as opposed to the more traditional wax effigies you find in most churches. The image of St George appears to have some sort of scale issues here though, or is it drawn like that to highlight his importance? Mind you, it's like that in the other picture too. Looking at the other picture you could assume that the dragon was the size of a crocodile, which would add an air of reality to the tale. But in this picture there is another figure standing by the dragon, who is much smaller than St George.

Good Book


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