The Svetlana Tomeković Database of Byzantine Art
Croatia, Istarska Županija, Poreč, Basilica of Euphrasius
Cosmas of Cilicia
Damian of Cilicia
North apse, semidome: Christ, Crowning -- Half figure of Christ cross-nimbed, beardless, rising from clouds within arc of heaven, crowning two nimbed saints, left saint possibly Cosmas of Cilicia, inscribed S(AN)C(TU)S C[OSMAS] (?), right saint possibly Damian of Cilicia, inscribed [S(AN)C(TU)S] [DAMI]A-NVS (?).
Lower parts of figures and most of names destroyed.
Terry, A., & Maguire, H., Dynamic Splendor: The Wall Mosaics in the Cathedral of Eufrasius at Poreč (2007), pp. 117-125; color figs. 161-175.Return to List