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CONSTRUCTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SAINT GEORGE CHURCH (1657) LOCATED IN DROHOBYCH, UKRAINE

Tetyana KHATAYEVA
2011 Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ)  
The main aim of this report is to analyze the constructional characteristics of Saint George Church (1657) and to check which of the two theories made by Yurchenko (1969) and Dragan (1937) is more realistic. Each theory makes the claims of the unusual form of the narthex and position of the door in above-mentioned church. Fieldwork was undertaken to accurately document the size of building materials and construction of the foundations for all parts of the church. As part of the methodological
more » ... he methodological design, 131 church plans in the Lviv Region as well as a further 55 church plans in the Ivano-Frankivsk Region were analyzed to find out the forms of the narthex which were commonly used in those regions. Also, the meaning of the form of altar and position of the door within it were studied. Based on the above, it can be concluded that the narthex of the Saint George Church (1657) was made of the altar of the church from Nadievo Village, Ivano-Frankivsk Region which means that Yurchenko's theory is more realistic than Dragan's one in this context.
doi:10.3130/aija.76.1989 fatcat:dim4ampnrjb4xdauna3wtegeuq