Exterior view from the hill above the Church of St. Sofia in Ohrid. The church was constructed in the 10th century and enlarged during the 11th century. It was converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Period, then restored to the Christian community during the 19th century.



Closeup of the inscription done in brickwork just under the eaves of the Church of St. Sofia in Ohrid.



Medieval wall painting on the second floor of the Church of St. Sofia, Ohrid. The scene is from the Old Testament story of Joseph (Genesis 37:3 - 36).



Medieval wall painting on the second floor of the Church of St. Sofia, Ohrid. The scene is from the Old Testament story of Joseph (Genesis 37:3 - 36).
Webpage prepared by Professor Michael Fuller, 23 October 2007