Scientific works and research

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Conservation of monuments and technologies used

Methods of conservation and biosanation (i.e. grassing to protect the walls against humidity) of the copings and the walls, restoration and statical treatment of the tower from 2005 to 2017. Materials and technologies that have been used for the conservation and revitalization of St Catherine’s Church and Monastery.

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Historic research

Chronologicky zoradené, najdôležitejšie udalosti v histórii Katarínky. Tieto sú spracované viacerými autormi článkov, dipomových prác. Rovnako sú spracované aj životopisy osobností Jána Aponyiho, Benignusa Smrtníka a sv. Kataríny Alexandríjskej, ktoré sa viažu k tomuto miestu.

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Anthropological research

Anthropologic research at Katarínka has dealt with skeletal remains of about 27 individuals that were found in the crypt in the northeastern part of the aisle of St Catherine‘s Church by archaeological research between 2000 and 2011.

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Geophysical research

Na Katarínke prebehol 27. (príprava) a 28.7.2009 (merania) intenzívny geofyzikálny výskum v rámci podujatia Letná škola geofyziky – INCA 2009 (International Course on ArchaeoGeophysics). Toto podujatie je organizované Univerzitou Komenského v Bratislave, Christian-Albrechts-Universität v Kieli v Nemecku a Kocaeli Üniversitesi v Turecku.

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Archaeological research

In the last years, the research of Franciscan St Catherine‘s Church and Monastery near the village of Dechtice has been aimed to the history of the site before the arrival of the Franciscan monks who were invited by Cristopher Erdödy at the beginning of the 17th century.

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Publications about Katarínka

List of publications where the church and monastery of St. Katarina / project Katarínka is mentioned, and the text itself. Slovak language only!

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