Churches of Lesvos: A Preservation Study for the Katholikon of Moni Perivolis and Other Historic Churches

In 2008 and 2010, a group of twelve churches on the island of Lesvos, Greece were included on the World Monuments Watch. Over two summers, in 2010 and 2011, two teams of specialists and historic preservation graduate students undertook a preservation study of the Katholikon of Moni Perivolis. Eleven other churches included in the World Monuments Watch were visited and inspected. This report describes the condition of the building and its interior wall paintings and makes recommendations for repairs and future work. It includes measured drawings, restoration specifications, and materials analyses.

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