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Bzyb. The ruins of medieval church-fortress. (2010)
Georgia

Бзыпта — село в Гагрском районе Абхазии, в устье ущелья реки Бзып, от которой и получило своё название.

Возникновение первого поселения на этом месте относится, по всей видимости, к раннему Средневековью. Рядом с селом сохранились руины средневековой крепости. При раскопках на территории села обнаружены предметы кузнечного ремесла и оружия, датируемые IX—XIII веками. В позднее Средневековье, после утраты крепостью своего значения, село перешло во владение княжеского рода Инал-Ипа.

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Copyright: Vasily Kumaev &Amp; Andrew Mishin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14400x7200
Taken: 12/08/2010
Uploaded: 25/08/2010
Updated: 20/06/2014
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Tags: abkhazia; bzyb; church; temple; fortress; ruin; abandoned; 2010
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