The C5th centrally-planned martyrium at Resafa was the original resting place of the saint and the focus of the cult. Later the relics were translated to the basilica to the south east of the city and the importance of the church declined.
The colour images are from 2010.
Date of Visit
1st February 1997 to 1st January 1970
15th August 2010
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Emma Loosley, The Architecture and Liturgy of the Bema in Fourth- to-Sixth-Century Syrian Churches, TSEC 1, Brill, 2012 http://www.brill.com/architecture-and-liturgy-bema-fourth-sixth-century-syrian-churches
Emma Loosley Joshua Bryant, “Resafa Martyrium,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed October 28, 2021, https://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/215.