@Dumbarton Oaks

Browse Subjects Single built works (built environment)

Monastery of Saint Paul, landscape, structures, daily life of monks

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-01-003
  • Work
  • 500 - 1930

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...