Travel and Holidays – Montenegro – Church of St. Michael, Kotor

The church is located in the central part of the town of Kotor, on the Piazzetta opposite the former monastery of Our Lady of Andjela.Prvi mentioned in 1166, when I attend the consecration of the cathedral abbot sv.Mihaila Kotor – Petar.Tada the church located within the Benedictine Abbey. The original church, whose archaeological remains are confirmed, was much larger than danasnje.Osim its basic plan, were found numerous fragments preromanickih relief, according to which the formation of the original building can be linked to the latest 11.vijek. Today’s Church is a single building with a semicircular apse, arched high pointed arch reinforced lukovima.Prema that, as the time of its construction can be considered the end of the 14th or beginning of the 15th century. basically it is divided into four traveja.Unutrasnjost church, the original and today, was partially painted freskama.Na north wall of the older architectural layers, the apse, there are visible remains of frescoes – the lower parts of the figures of the saints – that is, according to the stylistic features, can be dated to the second layer 11.vijek.Freske, related to existing buildings, covering the eastern wall of the apsido.Tu, in addition to decorative details, shows Deisis in the apse, on the triumphal arch of the Annunciation, the Ascension of Christ into the scalp, several saints in the lower zones, including the Sveti Tripun with a model of Kotor in ruci.Te frescoes can be dated to the first half of the 15th century. embedded in the outer walls of a few spoil the preromanicnimreljefni8m representations and inscriptions, which are in the course of repair and restoration work on the house replaced with copies, the originals, along with another stone sculpture stored in the church.

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