Friday, February 26, 2016

Saint Naum Monastery on Ohrid Lake

Saint Naum Monastery, Republic of Macedonia
Monastery of Saint Naum is located on a high cliff above the Ohrid lake, in its southernmost point, on one locality with rare natural beauty.
The erection of this monastery is connected with the name of Saint Naum, associate to saint Clement (Kliment).
Saint Naum before the end of his life founded the monastery of St. Archangel in year 910 and within he is buried.
According to the latest investigations to the architecture of the church - the original monastery church St. Archangel, which was raised by Saint Naum, was almost identical to the church Panteleimon in Ohrid.
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