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This church convent was built in 1252 by Etienne, the grandson of Némania.
The murals that decorate its interior belong to different eras: XIIIth, XIVth, XVI and seventeenth centuries.
Those of XIIIth century are of particular interest for their artistic qualities and pictorial and by the expression noble, and spiritual grave of the prophet Elijah.
This cycle of the prophet, treaty as a whole, provides a unique example of medieval mural.

This monastery is located in the valley of the Moraca on the road between North Podgorica and Kolasin.

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  • Copyright: thierry domenget (thierry37) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 161 W: 108 N: 157] (669)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-08-16
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/4.9
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-12-11 1:05
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