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Church St. Nicolas in Psacha, Kriva Palanka

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Church St. Nicolas in Psacha, Kriva Palanka
Church St. Nicolas in Psacha, Kriva Palanka
Church St. Nicolas in Psacha, Kriva Palanka

ABOUT THE TREASURE

What: Orthodox Church
Where: FYR of Macedonia, Psacha, Kriva Palanka
When: Late Middle Ages

The church is situated 2 kilometers above the village of Psacha. The type of the building is inscribed cross with a central dome and domed narthex. The facades (particularly eastern façade) are reaching of decorative brickwork. The church was a donation of sebastocrator Vlatko and his family. Its walls were decorated between 1358–1360 with very reach and unique iconographical programme in many sections, for example: The Vision of the prophet Ezekiel (painted in the central dome), scenes from the St. Nicolas’ life; Donor’s composition (on the south wall), portraits of the rulers (on the west facade).

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