St. Mary's Church, Moscopole

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St. Mary's Church
Native name
Albanian: Kisha e Shën Marisë
Voskopoje St Mary.JPG
Location Moscopole
Coordinates 40°38′07″N 20°35′29″E / 40.63521°N 20.59143°E / 40.63521; 20.59143Coordinates: 40°38′07″N 20°35′29″E / 40.63521°N 20.59143°E / 40.63521; 20.59143

St. Mary's Church (Albanian: Kisha e Shën Marisë, also known as Dormition of the Holy Virgin Church[1]) is an Orthodox church in Moscopole (Albanian: Voskopojë), Korçë County, Albania. It is a Cultural Monument of Albania.[2] The church was probably built between 1694 and 1699, and decorated in 1712.[1]

Interior decorations of St. Mary's Church

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rousseva, Ralitsa (2003). "Iconographic Characteristics of the Churches in Moschopolis and Vithkuqi (Albania)" (PDF). Makedonika 35 (04): 163–191. Retrieved 2010-11-07. 
  2. ^ "Religious buildings with the "Culture Monument" status". Republic of Albania National Committee for Cult. Retrieved October 28, 2010.