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Summary

Byzantine Cave monastery

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ± 100-500 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Kastrici Fortress

Kastrici Fortress

Kranea (Gerania) fortress

Kranea (Gerania) fortress

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Byzantine Cave monastery near modern Aladzha Monastery dates to the fourth by fragments of glassware. The coins of Justinian indicate that the complex may have still been in use during the 500s1.

See:

  1. Florin Curta, The making of the slavs: history and archaeology of the Lower Danube Region, Cambridge University Press 2001, p.149 - http://www.limesromanus.org/sites/all/files/The%20Making%20of%20the%20Slavs.pdf

References

  1. Florin Curta,2001, p. 149