Interior of St. Astvatsatsin Church at Khor Virap Monastery

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 15 March 2018

This is the interior of the St. Astvatsatsin Church, which was built in the 1660s CE. Khor Virap is an ancient Armenian monastery located near the border with Turkey some 8 km (5 mi) from the town of Artashat, Armenia.



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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