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Sculpture of Movses Khorenatsi


James Blake Wiener
published on 28 November 2017
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This modern sculpture of Movses Khorenatsi (c. 401-490s CE) by A. Urartu depicts the famous Armenian historian in old age. Khorenatsi was the author of the influential historiography "The History of Armenia," and he is frequently referred to as the "Father of Armenian History." (Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, Yerevan, Armenia)

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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 formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 28). Sculpture of Movses Khorenatsi. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Wiener, James B. "Sculpture of Movses Khorenatsi." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 28, 2017.

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Wiener, James B. "Sculpture of Movses Khorenatsi." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Nov 2017. Web. 12 Apr 2021.

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