1 Heritage of the Past: Well Preserved Ancient Churches

Heritage of the Past: Well Preserved Ancient Churches

Posted on October 2, 2013 by team


A few interesting photos of Christian churches of Alan-Byzantine culture built back in the IX-X centuries in Karachay-Cherkessia, Russian Federation.

Alania was a unique country of many religions. Some Alans christianised, others had preferred Muslim religion back before the the Mongol invasion. “Alaniya” was a city between Abkhaz and Kipchak steppes, it had a lot of Muslims.

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One Response to “Heritage of the Past: Well Preserved Ancient Churches”

  1. Mitro says:

    O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster, expectatio gentium, et Salvator
    earum: veni ad salvandum nos, Domine Deus noster

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