Ivan Foletti: On the Road: Ateni Sioni as a Cultural Crossroads

  • 22 February 2024
    7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Hans Belting Library, Veveří 28, Brno

The 7th-century church is hidden among the mountains near the Georgian town of Gori (the infamous birthplace of Joseph Stalin). It is a building of unique architectural qualities, dotted with reliefs on the facade and decorated with frescoes in the interior, representing one of the most complete and well-preserved wall cycles in all of Georgia. Yet this unique temple is almost unknown. How did this happen?

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