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Title The Tradition of Epirus in the Late Byzantine Architecture of North Macedonia
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About author Zavorina, Maria Leonidovna — researcher. The Research Institute of Theory and Architecture and Urban Planning, Dushinskaya ul., 9, 111024 Moscow, Russian Federation; Ph. D. student. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, 1, 119991 Moscow, Russian Federation. ORCID: 0000-0003-1652-1006
In the section Balkan Studies DOI10.18688/aa2111-04-36
Year 2021 Volume 11 Pages 468479
Type of article RAR Index UDK 72.033 Index BBK 85.113(4)

The article examines the specificity of the assimilation of the architectural tradition of Epirus in the regional centers of North Macedonia — Ohrid and Prilep, as well as in the territories under the Serbian rule, north of the Ohrid–Prilep–Stip borderline. Stylistic and comparative Analysis of the churches of Ohrid and Prilep in the context of the architectural processes of the 13th–early 14th centuries shows that the presence of the Epirote school here is not limited to the reproduction of individual elements, but is guided by the main trends of the Palaeologan period. The lack of pronounced local specificity gives reason to consider the Late Byzantine architecture of North Macedonia in the second half of the 13th — first half of the 14th century as a consistent continuation of the tradition of Epirus outside the Despotate at the stage of the formation of Palaeologan style.

This study is based on the research, supported by the Program of Fundamental Research of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences and of the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation – 2021, research project

Reference Zavorina, Maria L. The Tradition of Epirus in the Late Byzantine Architecture of North Macedonia. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 11. Eds A. V. Zakharova, S. V. Maltseva, E. Iu. Staniukovich-Denisova. — St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg Univ. Press, 2021, pp. 468–479. ISSN 2312-2129.
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