Kintsvisi

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Kintsvisi

 

a medieval Georgian monastery located 7 km southwest of the settlement of Kareli. Its buildings include a brick church with a cupola (from the turn of the 13th century), which contains frescoes preserved from that period (including portraits of King Georgii III, Queen Tamara, and King Georgii Lasha).

REFERENCE

Amiranashvili, Sh. Istoriia gruzinskogo iskusstva. Moscow, 1963. Pages 225–28.
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