Loca Sanctorum Macedoniae
The Cult of Martyrs in Macedonia
from the 4th to the 9th Centuries
Translated from Macedonian by Ana Lazarevska, et al.
Institute for Old Slav Culture, Prilep
440 pages, Illustrated, 8 3/4" x 11 1/2"
$194.50 Paper Original
This book, which covers period from the 4th to the 9th centuries, undoubtedly
represents a unique summary of the knowledge of the history of sacral building
related to the cult of the relics and the saints that its author has gained
so far, and the issues which have deserved the respect of the believers in Macedonia
over the centuries.
On the other hand, this study bears witness to the fact that Macedonia was part
of the general development of Christianity and to the receptiveness and ability
of its clergy to contribute in an autochtonous manner to the processes of the
development of the Christian thought and to organize numerous Episcopal centers
in which cult building, the visual and applied arts were to be supported and
The dignity and the high values of this text, the authenticity of the expression
and the discourse close to a wider readership are the result of the personal
qualities of the author on the one hand, and on the other, it is the result
of the author's long-standing experience which she has gained by means of direct
archaeological research and immediate contact with the material.
This experience, scrutinized and valorized through literary historical sources,
has become an irrefutable testimony to the history Macedonia through the centuries.
This book represents an indispensable and comprehensive review of the events
in the field of cult building, the visual and applied arts in the Early Christian
period in Macedonia, thus being of permanent value in the field of expert and
scholarly research and literature.
Editio Monvmenta Macedoniae Liber II
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