View from the narthex of the church facing east. A large
brass chandleer hangs in the center of the sanctuary.
A crucifix, candles, and communion cup situated on
the altar in the central apse of the church.
Incensor, candle stick, burner, and a large jug
are kept in the north apse.
Closeup of the jug and incensor.
Four oil lamps hang from chains and illuminate the
Metal brackets extend from the iconostasis and provide the
support for the chains that hold each oil lamp. Note the greenry placed on top of the iconostasis.
The greenry is renewed several times each year when feast days are celebrated.
Oil lamp burning in front of the iconostasis.
Detail of the wick, floating on a cork disk, in the
glass bowl filled with olive oil.
A second oil lamp in front of the iconostasis.
A third oil lamp in front of the iconostasis.
Detail of an oil lamp with the wick floating on a
cork disk in the glass bowl filled with olive oil.
Oil stains speckle the floor beneath the lamps that
illuminate the iconostasis.
Flowers in a ceramic jar filled with water are placed
next to the iconostasis on either side of the doorway leading into the central apse.
Flowers on both sides of the entrance through the
Coins are placed in front of icons leaning against the
Packets of herbal tea and necklaces are offered
for sale inside the entrance of the church. The value of the tea (100 dinars) is
equal to 2.00 dollars (US).
A bowl of small crosses offered for sale inside the
entrance to the church.
A selection of nice cross necklaces for sale inside
the entrance to the church.
Click here to see images of the buildings that surround
the Church of St. Demetrius (within the monastery).
Click here to see image King Markovi and Saint Demetrius over the door of the
Church of St. Demetrius.
Click here to see images of the wallpainting with clues to
Medieval material culture in Macedonia during the 13th century AD.
Click here to see images of the wallpaintings of sacred importance
inside of the church of St. Demetrius (within the monastery).
Webpage created 25 July 2005