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05.02.2006
Church of St. Demetrius Kimmerion

Georgios Tsigaras
Source: C.E.T.I.
© Region of Eastern Macedonia & Thrace
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The Church: It was erected in 1905, on the site of an earlier and smaller church, probably built in 1835, after the disastrous earthquakes of 1829, under the Metropolitan Eugenios of Xanthi.
It is a three-aisled basilica with a semicircular niche and a modern gallery. The surviving wall paintings on the sidewalls were made by M. Dimopoulos, an icon painter from Adrianople.
The iconostasis, made in 1905-1906, contains 12 portable icons created initially in 1835 and then in 1903-1904 by M. Dimopoulos, an icon painter from Adrianople.
A Gospel dating from 1893 is kept at the church.
Βιβλιογραφία: ΣΤ. ΖΑΛΙΜΙΔΗΣ, Ξάνθη, Ξάνθη 1959• Γ. ΧΡ. ΤΣΙΓΑΡΑΣ, Οι τοιχογραφίες του ναού του Αγίου Δημητρίου Κιμμερίων Ξάνθης, Περί Θράκης 2 (2002)• Γ. ΧΡ. ΤΣΙΓΑΡΑΣ, Εκκλησίες της Ιεράς Μητροπόλεως Ξάνθης και Περιθεωρίου, Ξάνθη 2004• Γ. ΧΡ. ΤΣΙΓΑΡΑΣ, Ναός Αγίου Δημητρίου Κιμμερίων, στο: Θρησκευτικά Μνημεία στο Νομό Ξάνθης, επιμέλεια: Γεώργιος Χρ. Τσιγάρας, Ξάνθη 2005.