Arabic Graffiti at the Temple of Garni

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 October 2017

The Arabs invaded and conquered Persian and Byzantine Armenia in 630s and 640s CE, respectively. At Garni Temple, there is Arabic graffiti along the walls, which is dated to the 9th-10th centuries CE.



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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