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Record ID CRID:56
Type of record Single Monument
Date of record 27-11-2012
Registrar Natasa Michailidou
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Monument type Immovable Monument
Monument Code CHURCH0039

Monument Name Church of the Presentation of Virgin Mary - Old Cathedral of Drama
Related Institution Holy Diocese of Drama
Location Name Drama
Date of construction
1974 AD
Short Description The Church of the Presentation of Virgin Mary - Old Cathedral of Drama was inaugurated on September 10th 1974 and is a three-aisled basilica, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, St. Paraskevi and Saint Nektarios. It is built on the spot where formerly there was another church, which in its turn had replaced an oldest Byzantine one.
Although no icon or vessel was saved from the original church, several antiquities, Greek, Roman and Christian, were brought to light during excavations.




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Monument Name Church of the Presentation of Virgin Mary - Old Cathedral of Drama
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Related Institution Holy Diocese of Drama




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Location Name Drama
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Short Description
Short Description The Church of the Presentation of Virgin Mary - Old Cathedral of Drama was inaugurated on September 10th 1974 and is a three-aisled basilica, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, St. Paraskevi and Saint Nektarios. It is built on the spot where formerly there was another church, which in its turn had replaced an oldest Byzantine one.
Although no icon or vessel was saved from the original church, several antiquities, Greek, Roman and Christian, were brought to light during excavations.




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Bibliography
Title Touring, Drama
Writer Lampakis G.
Date of record -
Bibliography information Bulletin of the Christian Archaeological Society 5 (1905)
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Bibliography
Title Post-byzantine Churches in the Prefecture of Drama
Writer Savvopoulou-Katsiki, X.
Date of record 01-01-1996
Bibliography information History and Culture, Proceedigns of Scientific Meeting, Drama, November 24th-25th 1989, Drama
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Bibliography
Title Humble beauty, Special details from the painting of the churches in the area of Drama.
Writer Parharidou, M.
Lange, J.
Date of record 01-01-1999
Bibliography information Drama
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Bibliography
Title Church of the Presentation of Virgin Mary (Cathedral)
Writer Tsigaras G.
Date of record 04-12-2006
Bibliography information Guide for the Prefecture of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace
Notes http://www.xanthi.ilsp.gr/cultureportalweb/article.php?article_id=187&topic_id=71&level=4&belongs=64&area_id=8&lang=gr&hightlight=μητρόπολη δράμα