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Attempt to reconstruct the Church of St. Peter and Paul in Gerasa (1907)

Templon (τέμπλον) refers to the fence off the Naos of the most holy, the area of the sanctuary , especially in Byzantine churches. The iconostasis developed from this barrier system with columns and architraves .


  • Cyril Mango : On the history of the templon and the martyrion of St. Artemios at Constantinople . In: Zograf 10, 1979, pp. 40-53.
  • Urs Peschlow : To the Templon in Constantinople . In: Αρμος. Τιμητικός τόμος στον καθηγητή NK Μουτσόπουλο για τα 25 χρόνια πνευματικής του προσφοράς στο πανεπιοστο πανεπι . Thessaloniki 1990. pp. 1449-1475.
  • Neslihan Asutay-Fleissig: Templon systems in the cave churches of Cappadocia . Lang, Frankfurt a. M. u. a. 1996, ISBN 978-3-631-49656-5 .
  • Hans Georg Thümmel : Templon and Iconostas . In: Logos in Dialogos. Commemorative letter for Hermann Goltz . Berlin 2011, pp. 309–321.