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Humor Monastery – One of the painted monastery of Bucovina
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- The frescos at Humor were painted in 535 by Toma Zugravul and are dominated by reds (the color of red brick)
- The church has been inscribed by UNESCO on its list of World Heritage Sites, as one of the Painted churches of Moldavia.
- The important religious themes of the fresco are: The Akathist of the Annunciation, The Jesse’s Tree, The Last Judgment.
- Humor was one of the first of Moldavia’s painted monasteries and, along with Voronet, is probably the best preserved.
- The dominant colour of the frescoes is a reddish brown.
- The tombstone of Teodor Bubuiog is situated under his portrait and that of his wife’s. Petru Rares and his wife are both buried in the monastery church as well.
- In 1641 a protective tower was built, with a thick wall of stone, and characteristic of the fortified churches in Transylvania, it has a coronation balcony.
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