St. Mary's Monastery, Zvërnec

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St. Mary's Monastery
Albanian: Manastiri i Shën Mërisë
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Zvërnec Monastery
LocationZvërnec, Vlorë County
Coordinates40°30′54″N 19°25′2″E / 40.51500°N 19.41722°E / 40.51500; 19.41722Coordinates: 40°30′54″N 19°25′2″E / 40.51500°N 19.41722°E / 40.51500; 19.41722
Builtthirteenth or fourteenth century

The St. Mary's Monastery (Albanian: Manastiri i Shën Mërisë), also known as the Monastery of Dormition of Theotokos Mary, is a medieval Byzantine church in Zvërnec Island inside the Narta Lagoon northwest of the city of Vlorë of Southern Albania.[2]

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  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. ^ Elsie, Robert (2001). Balkanistica, Vol. 13: The Christian Saints of Albania. American Association for South Slavic Studies. p. 39.