Carved Cross in Surb Astvatsatsin Church at Noravank

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 March 2018

This medieval cross was carved into the wall in the 13th and 14th centuries CE in the Surb Astvatsatsin Church at Noravank Monastery in present-day Armenia. Smaller crosses were also added over time.



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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