National Geographic : 1944 Apr
The Clock Turns Back inYugoslavia 495 Putnik from Ethel Chamberlain Porter Over a Door to the Church ofDecani the Christ Child Raises aHand inBlessing A griffin (left) and alion toptheinner columns, which rest onother lions. Legend says Decani once was saved when such a stone lion, miraculously falling, crushed aTurkish invader, frightening away hiscom panions. Nowadays Moslems arewelcome visitors. Many make donations.