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Committee Decisions

CONF 204 X.C.1

The Ensemble of Ferrapontov Monastery (Russian Federation)

Property: The Ensemble of Ferrapontov Monastery

Id. N°: 982

State Party: Russian Federation

Criteria: C (i) (iv)

The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i) and (iv):

Criterion (i): The wall paintings of Dionisy in the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin at Ferrapontov Monastery are the highest expression of Russian mural art in the 15th-16th centuries.

Criterion (iv): The complex of Ferrapontov Monastery is the purest and most complete example of an Orthodox monastic community from the 15th-17th centuries, a crucial period in the cultural and spiritual development of Russia.

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Russian Federation
Session: 24COM