Travel and Holidays – Montenegro – Church of St. Sabbas, Budva

Located in the old town near the church of St. Maria in Punta. The remains of frescoes from the XII century. Small, well- known and duly preserved church Sv. Sabbas enriched the cultural fund of Budva new discoveries. The remains of frescoes on the vault and the walls of the church, recently cleaned, dating roughly in the middle of the twelfth century, are an important contribution to Budva, and the wider area. Even more important for the identification of the church was the invention of the inscription on the stone in 1143. Was. Both discoveries have confirmed the original stylistic value the church. Nave building, with a barrel- eastern apse, vaulted barrel vault, with two pairs of pilasters on the inner side of the longitudinal walls, the masonry and external forms, spoke about the Roman stylistic origins. The elongated stone blocks, some of which were built from the facade, they looked at the work that is characterized by an original part of the Kotor cathedral, dating back to around the time of the mid- twelfth century. Today we can say that the work of the same church in Budva architectural workshops, or the same architectural group. Sensing that the former Zeta coast romanika in the first half of the twelfth century, largely took a craft and artistic conception of a small church in Budva reliable evidence .

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