Université de Fribourg

Mixed’ Shrines in the Late Byzantine Period

Bacci, Michele

In: Archaeologia Abrahamica. Studies in Archaeology and Artistic Tradition of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, 2009, p. 433-444

On a number of late Medieval holy sites in the Eastern Mediterranean which were simultaneously visited and worshipped by different religious groups, such as Muslims and Christians, or Latins and Greeks. It includes informations about shrines in Anatolia and Cyprus, especially the tomb of Saint Catherine and the Madonna della Cava in Famagusta, and the church of the Holy Virgin at Hagia Napa.