Αγώνας
St GEORGE AT AKREFNIO
GREECE, 2013, 25'
  by AGON - Thursday, 21 July 2016

March the 15th, 1311. On a plain in central Greece two armies are facing each other. On one side Frankish knights from the Duchy of Athens. On the other side their Catalan mercenaries of the Catalan Company demanding more benefits. The Frankish kinghts lose the battle and perish almost the last. One of the fewe surviving knights, Antoine le Flamenc prays to St. George for holy assistance in battle. In gratitude for being saved the knight orders a church built, dedicated to St. George, in Akrefnio, Boeotia, Central Greece.


Director: COLLECTIVE WORK
Producer: ASSOCIATION OF GREEK ARCHAEOLOGISTS, 23rd EPHORATE OF BYZANTINE ANTIQUITIES