On its eight centuries old walls, the seat of diocese of Serbian Orthodox Church, Milieševa Monastery safeguards some of the most valuable and most beautiful frescoes that were ever painted in Serbia. Even though the frescoes were painted in the Byzantine style, in which innovations were not allowed, the artists who painted them managed to bring life to them. By doing so they created unique pieces of art of unfading beauty, which will in the future make Mileševa and the famous “White Angel” known worldwide.
It is still not know if the artists who painted Mileševa were Greeks or if they were Serbs educated in some of Byzantine cities, but one thing is certain – they left a heritage of unfading value and beauty to Serbia and the whole world. This heritage has been protecting Serbian history, tradition and culture through art of immeasurable importance and timeless beauty for centuries.
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