Byzantine Church, Lin

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Byzantine Church
Native name
Albanian: Rrënojat e Kishës Bizantine
Mosaik (Lin).jpg
Floor Mosaics inside the church.
Location Lin
Built 6th century AD

The Byzantine Church (Albanian: Rrënojat e Kishës Bizantine) is a ruined church in Lin, Korçë County, Albania. It is a Cultural Monument of Albania.[1] The church has been included within the possible UNESCO site of the Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region (Albania).[2][3]

The church was built during the 6th century AD, in the Justinian era.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Religious buildings with the "Culture Monument" status". Republic of Albania National Committee for Cult. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved October 28, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region". UNESCO. Retrieved 6 July 2013. Date of Submission: 05/09/2011. Submitted by: Permanent Delegation of Albania to UNESCO. 
  3. ^ "Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region". Retrieved 8 July 2013. The existence in this region of the ruins of the paleochristian church of Lin together with its exceptionally beautiful floor mosaics reveals the presence of Christianity as well as the importance of this area in the period. 
  4. ^ Mozaiku i Linit, Prishet ndreqet si pëlhura e Penelopës Fatbardh Rama 2010