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Destroyed And Desecrated Serbian Orthodox Churches In Kosovo And Metohia (1999-2000)
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50. THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY VIRGIN, Korisa near Prizren

The Church of the Holy Virgin's Maforion once stood in the easternmost part of the village of Korisa near Prizren. The church was a single-dome building covered with large stone tiles. The apse contained a painting that stylistically belonged to the 16th 17th century. The remains of the frescoes were rather well preserved, except for the fresco of The Holy Mother with Christ that was riddled with bullets fired by Albanian extremists. The church also had a collection of the 19th century icons and liturgical vessels.

Arrangement of the frescoes in the apse of the Church of the Holy Virgin in Korisa:
1. Holy Archdeacon Stefan;
2. St Simeon Stolpnik;
3. St John the Goldmouth;
4. Christ on a Discos;
5. St Basil the Great;
6. St Danilo Stolpnik;
7. Unknown Saint, damaged;
8. Archangel Gabriel from the Annunciation;
9. The Mother of God with Christ and Archangels Gabriel and Michael;
10. The Mother of God from the Annunciation;
11. Prophet David;
12. Christ Emanuel;
13. Prophet Solomon
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This church, as well as the ruins of a nearby much older chapel, were totally destroyed by Albanian extremists after the arrival of the German KFOR forces. The christian cemetery was also destroyed.