Tag Archives: Bishop Meletios Metaxakis (Μητροπολίτης Μελέτιος Μεταξάκης)

Meletios Metaxakis, Bishop of Kition (Μητροπολίτης Κιτίου Μελέτιος Μεταξάκης) bust

Προτομή Μελέτιου Μεταξάκη (1) n  Προτομή Μελέτιου Μεταξάκη (6) n

Artist: Marios Garyfalakis

Location: Outside the premises of the Diocese of Kition. Larnaka district.  

Material: Pentelic marble 

Dimensions: ~2 meters

Category: Union (enosis), Cypriot Church

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

Bishop Meletios Metaxakis later became an Ecumenical Patriarch. His bust is located along with Bishop Nikodimos Mylonas’ at the entrance of the Diocese. It was commissioned in 1967 by the Diocese of Kition.