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The Painted Churches of Romania

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Thomas Shippey Ph.D., Professor at University of Cambridge, Professor at Saint Louis University
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2014.
Summary, etc.:
The churches of Romanian Moldavia, unique in the world, are richly adorned with frescoes both inside and outside. Explore examples of the extraordinary exterior paintings, noting how narrative themes are consistent on north, west, east, and south-facing walls. Study the three-room church interiors, and the frescoes' remarkable range of religious themes.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Architecture.
Religion.
Genre: Education films.

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