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Sacred little houses of Greece

Stories Sacred little houses of Greece A story about kandilakia or proskynitaria, or as the vernacular also calls them ikonnísmata or ekklisákia, ‘devotion houses’ or ‘road churches’ Capturing kandilakia From the time that we lived in Greece Yvonne has been interested in the sacred little houses of Greece. The verges of the Greek roads are full of them. They come in all shapes and sizes, most of them are made of concrete or iron, you have large and small, coarsely […]

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