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Astronomical Orientations of Sacred Architecture during the Medieval Period in Slovenia

@inproceedings{aval2009AstronomicalOO,
  title={Astronomical Orientations of Sacred Architecture during the Medieval Period in Slovenia},
  author={S. {\vC}aval},
  year={2009}
}
  • S. Čaval
  • Published 2009
  • Geography
  • Churches are ubiquitous throughout the landscape of Slovenia, and their sheer number (estimated at more than 2300 (Record of the real-estate cultural heritage, January 2007)) lays testament to the cultural significance of this ecclesiastic architecture. The oldest churches date back to the end of the first millennium. On-going research on the orientation of churches and their significance within the architectural expression of religious ideal and the cultural landscape, focused on the… CONTINUE READING
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