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The oven of Velentza the Alli Meria it was built in 1897, according to the date engraved on a plate grypidas with original K.A.B. possibly the owner. The building from 1897 until late 1970 while operating as a bakery, grocery store and krasopoleio. In 1910, according to the inscription, decorated with frescoes by the great folk painter Theophilos Hadjimichael. For this reason, were among the first buildings classified as historical monuments in the region of Thessaly. The building is ground floor with stone, rectangular in plan view. It consists of a single room, to the west of which is the installation of the oven. Decorated wall inscribed with nine, one in front and eight inside, which remained in excellent condition. These paintings are framed with black outline and symmetrically distributed in space, starting from the middle of the wall upwards. Besides the paintings there is no other embellishment. The works of folk artist Theophilos in the bakery Velentza not follow any particular order, and various heroic figures from history and tradition juxtaposed next to each other. In of the facade wall is the inscription "The HELLAS anangenitheisa and the Fereos" and the other eight the following inscriptions: "The heroine Helena in 1821," "The Young Hercules Panais Koutalianos in 1884", "Erotokritos and Areti" , "the great bandit East Memet Tsakitzis Efes", "The Aretousa puts the crown of victory over the head of Erotokritos", "The Samson through the bravery of a lion kill," "the hero Votsaris Marcos in 1823," "The Immortal Garefis Costas." The oven of Velentza should be - if not the first - from the first premises in Pelion - Volos painted by Theophilos with pictures.

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Sonja Sofronić on May 25, 2012

Very good image.



Kai Kitsada on May 25, 2012

beautiful angle.....F4 + L25

Sławek K. on May 26, 2012

interesting place, LIKE. Greetings

Adem Dogan on May 26, 2012

Fantastic Photo and Super Image Composition!!

LIKE 27 + F 5

Best Wishes. Adem Dogan

Georgi Todorov on May 26, 2012

Very nice street view!LIKE

Leif Fielstrup Guldb… on May 26, 2012

Interesting shot, nice image. Like30

Greetings from Sweden, Leif.

Slava S on May 27, 2012

Very nice composition, I Like it!

Best wishes, Slava

originaltk on May 27, 2012

lep kadar.. ~L~

Nadia Kushnir on May 28, 2012

Excellent photo! LIKE!

jl cabaço on May 28, 2012

Esplêndida imagem e captura Thanasis. ☺34☺

Saudações de Portugal. jf

Mehmet baş on June 6, 2012

Thank you for your explanation, good shot, Like36+Vote7, greetings

Бобан Армуш on September 13, 2012

Όμορφη φωτογραφία. Α+Α 8/38.

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  • Uploaded on May 22, 2012
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    by Thanasis Germanos
    • Camera: NORITSU KOKI QSS-32_33
    • Taken on 2012/05/21 12:52:26