THE CHURCH OF SAINT KOLLI IN SHELCAN, ELBASAN: A SIGNIFICANT EXAMPLE OF THE POST BYZANTINE ARCHITECTUREJournal: International journal of ecosystems and ecology science (IJEES) (Vol.3, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2013-09-02
Authors : Laura Shumka;
Page : 729-732
Keywords : Post-Byzantine; Saint Kolli; Elbasan; conservation; architecture;
In this paper we are presenting the detailed description of the architecture, state and conservation demands of the Church Saint Kolli in village Shelcan of Elbasan. The church itself represents a spectacular example of the Post-Byzantine architecture. Following the specific typology, particularly longitudinal basilica the church is reflecting some similarities with other constructions in different parts of the south east Albania. The long time existence and influence of the weathering conditions. We are highlighting the demands for undertaking the conservation actions in order to prevent the destruction of valuable cultural elements for the wider area of Elbasan District.
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