Fresco from the north choir of the Dečani church nave, Monastery St. Theodore Tiro (Tyro), Visoki Dečani, Serbia.


A larger detail of this fresco in Dečani church, Monastery St. Theodore Tiro (Tyro), Visoki Dečani, Serbia.

Source: Full of Grace and Truth



Referenced as the main figure on p.34, Byzantine Armies AD 1118-1461 by Ian Heath & Angus McBride
Although from a 14th century Serbian mural, these military saints could as easily be Byzantines. They wear lamellar corselets and are armed with lance, sword and composite bow. The main figure has his helmet suspended by its chin-strap.



See also a Fresco of Saint Demetrios from Dečani church, Monastery St. Theodore Tiro (Tyro), Visoki Dečani, Serbia
and a Byzantine Mosaic Icon with Saint Demetrios and Reliquary, 14th century
and Byzantine Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers
Other 14th Century Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers