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Document Details :
Title: Holy Horsemen and Crusader Banners
Subtitle: Equestrian Saints in Wall Paintings in Lebanon and Syria
Author(s): IMMERZEEL, Mat
Journal: Eastern Christian Art
Volume: 1 Issue: Date: 2004
For centuries the Qalamun, the mountainous area between Damascus and Homs in Syria, has been populated with Byzantine and Syrian Orthodox communities. In a few sanctuaries, wall paintings, unfortunately often damaged, testify to its flourishing Christian culture in the period of teh eleventh to the thirteenth century.