Bursa, Kumyaka (Sige), Başmelekler (Archangeloi) Kilisesi
Soykan, Aysel Nazlı
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The Church of the Archangels is located in Bithynia Region, 36,6 km northwest of Bursa, 6,5 km west of Mudanya, 5 km. east of Tirilye and placed within the borders of the town of Kumkaya. The study primarily attempts to introduce and document the construction as well as to discuss the problems regarding the construction and offer solutions to those problems. The main concern of the study is the architecture of the Church of the Archangels. In this sense, the integral components of the architecture of the construction such as wall paintings, architectural plastic and material technique have been examined separately. The study includes a brief history of Bithynia region, earlier research on the Church of the Archangels, a detailed architectural depiction of the church, architectural plastic catalogue, introduction of the wall paintings in the building, Kiborion plan type, comparative analysis, restitution suggestions, material analyses and conclusion.