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The Frescoes that Ramained in the Alps: Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair
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Language(s): English

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The Convent of Müstair, which stands in a valley in the Grisons, is a good example of Christian monastic renovation during the Carolingian period. It has Switzerland's greatest series of figurative murals, painted c. A.D. 800, along with Romanesque frescoes and stuccoes.

Place/country: Switzerland,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:43
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (co-producer) UNESCO TV (co-producer)
Published in:1983

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