Façade of Surb Astvatsatsin Church at Noravank

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 March 2018

Detail of the beautiful façade of the Surb Astvatsatsin Church at Noravank Monastery, which is located in the Amaghu Valley in Armenia's Vayots Dzor Province. The edifice dates from the 13th and 14th centuries CE. The famed architect and sculptor Momik (d. 1333 CE) designed and carved this church.



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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