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Gemer and Abov churches with the medieval wall paintings

Date of Submission: 01/10/1995
Criteria: (iv)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Slovak Institute of Monument Protection resubmitted (12/6/02) by Inst. Of Monuments Preservation
Coordinates: Long.19°45'-22°05' E / Lat. 48°55'-48°20' N Middle of the Southern Slovakia
Ref.: 580
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Description

Collection of ten most important small feudal churches in the typical region of the Southern Slovakia. There are well-preserved mural paintings from the 14th and 15th cent. made by Italian vagant paintors of the Giotto school. Also the later influence of these authors as the example of the direct contact with the main cultural centre of the pink Gothic Period is very typical for these picturesque buildings.