University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: John Mitchell

The Forty Saints Reconsidered

By: Richard Hodges and John Mitchell

Spectacularly situated above the Straits of Corfu in southern Albania, this large, complex church was built in Late Antiquity- probably in the age of the Emperor Justinian (AD 527– 565)—and remained a shrine until Communist times. A new survey reveals the changing architecture of the great church, its crypts, and painted decoration. Metropolitan in scale, […]