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Monastery of St Naum and Ohrid

Monastery of St. Naum and Ohrid
Monastery of St. Naum and Ohrid
Monastery of St. Naum and Ohrid

Only 2 kilometers near the border with Albania, on rocks and 28 km from Ohrid this
monastery was built by the monarch St. Naum of Ohrid, the student of St. Cyril and
Methodius and cofounder of the Ohrid literature school. The Byzantine church of
the monastery is dedicated to the Holy Archangels Gabriel and Michael (there St.
Naum was buried).The wood-carved iconostasis and the icons date 18 century.
In particular the icons are considered among the best in the Balkans.

A soli 2 km dal confine con l’Albania, sulle rocce e 28 km da Ohrid questo
monastero fu costruito dal monaco San Naum di Ocrida, lo studente di San Cirillo e
Metodio e co-fondatore della scuola di letteratura di Ohrid. La chiesa bizantina
del monastero è dedicato ai Santi Arcangeli Gabriele e Michele (St. Naum fu sepolto
proprio li). L’iconostasi in legno intagliato e le icone datano il 18 ° secolo.
In particolare, le icone sono considerati tra le migliori nei Balcani.

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