Our Experiences from Three Months in Macedonia
Throughout the Middle Ages, Ohrid was among the most important religious centers in the Balkans. There were reportedly 365 churches in the small city, one for every day of the year. Most have since vanished, having been destroyed or converted into mosques by the Ottoman Empire, but Ohrid still possesses more than its fair share of historic churches.
my-wanton-self: “ ohyeahsheislosingit: “ Wooden Church in Russia by GordonLewis on Flickr. ” Incredible craftsmanship. ”
Ancient Church Mosaic With Symbol of Jesus Uncovered in Israel
Archaeologists in Israel have uncovered intricate mosaics on the floor of a 1,500-year-old Byzantine church, including one that bears a Christogram surrounded by birds.