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Interior of St. Astvatsatsin Church at Khor Virap (Illustration) - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Interior of St. Astvatsatsin Church at Khor Virap

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 15 March 2018

This is a photograph of 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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