Morava architectural school, also known as the Morava style, or simply as the Morava school, is an ecclesiastical architectural style that flourished in the Serbian Late Middle Ages (ca. 1370 - 1459), during the reign of the Lazarević and Branković dynasties. The churches and monasteries were built by the rulers Lazar Hrebeljanović (13701389), Stefan Lazarević (14021427) and Đurađ Branković (14271456) and their nobility. The first endowment was the royal tomb of Ravanica. The main achievement of the Morava School is the splendor of the sculptural elements. The decorative stone plastic of the Moravska School represents one of the most original artistic achievements of medieval Serbian art. Decorative elements characteristic of this artistic school typically consist of geometric arabesque with stylized floral ornaments, which include only scarce figurative details. As fragments of the plastic decoration from the almost completely destroyed Church of Saint Steven in village Milentija testify, this sculpture was usually painted, and thus, very vivid in effect.
In the photograph is Ravanica Monastery
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daddo (26788) 2014-04-17 0:39
Zdravo Aleksandar. Prava divota, bome oni prije nas bas su znali raditi sa kamenom.Vrlo fini je taj Moravski stil. Pozdrav. Klaudijo.
jhm (152902) 2014-04-17 5:18
These facade is a big book, with all the different signs, but the centre of the picture is the most beautiful
Sharpness and clarity his real pleasant.
Also your notes is very well on TE.
Very well composition, TFS.
- Copyright: Aleksandar Dekanski (dekanski) (5243)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-04-16
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Sony HX200v
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/320 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Soko Banja
- Date Submitted: 2014-04-16 12:54