The Painted Churches of Romania
Lecture no. 6 from the course: The World's Greatest Churches
Taught by Professor William R. Cook | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
The churches of Romanian Moldavia, unique in the world, are richly adorned with frescoes both inside and outside. Explore examples of the extraordinary exterior paintings, noting how narrative themes are consistent on north, west, east, and south-facing walls. Study the three-room church interiors, and the frescoes’ remarkable range of religious themes.