The Virgin Nativity Cathedral
Cupola, drum and pendentives

St. Mark the Evangelist

Dionisy's frescoes. St. Mark the Evangelist

One of the 70 apostles, born in Jerusalem, close associate of apostles Peter, Paul and Baranbas, his cousin. Mark visited Rome, afterwards moved to Alexandria where he founded a church and became its first bishop. He died a martyr’s death. Feast day: 25 April (8 May).
He is also depicted in the Last Judgement scene.