The assimilation between Greeks and Franks that was recorded in the society of the Frankish-occupied Cyclades was obvious at cultural level as well. On the picture, a shepherd playing a musical instrument, dressed and hairdressed in the Frankish style. Detail from the wall painting of the Nativity in Saint Nicholas, at Sangri, Naxos. 13th century.
Athens, 2nd Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities. Hellenic Ministry of Culture/ Archaeological Receipts Fund.
I Byzantini techni stin Ellada, Naxos, M. Chatzidakis, (ed.), "Melissa" publications, Athens 1989, p. 88, fig. 12.
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