Chapel of St. Barbara

Chapel of St. Barbara (HM1KX0)

Location: , Nevşehir 50180 Nevşehir Merkez
Country: Turkey
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N 38° 38.338', E 34° 50.707'

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Azize Barbara Şapeli

— La Chapelle de Sainte Barbe / Die St. Barbara-Kirche —

English:
This church is situated behind the rock housing Elmalı (Apple) Church, It has a cruciform plan, with two columns. The north, south and west arms of the cruciform are barrel vaulted, and the centre, the east arm, and the east corners are domed. there are a main, central apse and two side apes.
Motifs were painted in red directly onto the rock. The walls and the dome are decorated in a variety of motifs including geometrical patterns, mythological animals and military symbols. The walls also have motifs resembling stonework. This church dates bace to the second half of the 11th century.
Scenes: On the main apse is Christ Pantocrator, on the north arm are St. George and the Dragon and St. Theodore, on the west arm is St. Barbara.
Turkish:
Emalı Kilise'nin bulundugu kaya blokunun arkasıdadır. Haç planlı, iki sütunlu, batı, kuzey ve güney haç kolları beşik tonozlu, merkezi kubbeli, dogu haç kolu ve dogudaki iki köşe mekanı kubbelidir. Bir ana iki yan apsisi bulunmaktadır. Motifler kırmızı boya ile doğrudan kaya üzerıne uygulanmıştır. Duvarlarda ve kubbede zengin geometrik motifler, mitolojik hayvanlar ve askeri semboller resmedilmiştir. Ayrıca duvarlarda taş izlenimi veren motifler de yeralmaktadır. Kilise 11. yüzyılın ikinci yarısına tarihlenmektedir.

Sahneleri: ana apsiste İsa pantokrator; kuzey haç kolunda at üzerinde ejderle savaşan aziz George ve aziz Theodore; bati haç kolunda ise azize Barbara tasviri bulunmaktadır.
French: To read the French text, click on the marker image to enlarge.
German: To read the German text, click on the marker image to enlarge.
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HM NumberHM1KX0
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Date Added Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)25S E 339413 N 4278328
Decimal Degrees38.63896667, 34.84511667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 38.338', E 34° 50.707'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 38' 20.28" N, 34° 50' 42.42" E
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Müze Cd., Nevşehir 50180, TR
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