Anastasis Scene in Chora Museum

Illustration

Rome and Byzantium
by Hagia Sophia Research Team
published on 29 January 2018

Anastasis Scene, Chora Museum, Period: Late Byzantine; circa: 14th century CE, Istanbul, Turkey. Anastasis meaning ‘’standing up again’’ in Greek, Anastasis is one of the finest examples of frescoes in the world. It is located in the semi-dome of the apse. The fresco symbolizes a physical resurrection of humanity.

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