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Monastery of Saint Paul, Cave Church of Saint Paul

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-01-004
  • Work
  • 500 - 1799

Originally a hermit's cave that became a late antique shrine and transformed into a monastery by the thirteenth century. Two seperate cycles of frescoes in the Cave Church date to the thirteenth century. The Cave Church was enlarged and partly rep...