Front View of Garni Temple in Armenia

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 09 October 2017

Built in in Ionic style around 77 CE, the Temple of Garni is the masterpiece of King Tiridates I of Armenia (r. 52-58, 62-88 CE). It remains a potent symbol of Armenia's deep historic ties to the classical civilizations of Greece and Rome.



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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