Persian Inspired Decor at Surb Karapet Church

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 March 2018
Persian Inspired Decor at Surb Karapet Church

Situated along the Silk Route between Byzantium and Persia, medieval Armenia was influenced by its neighboring cultures. In this picture, one can clearly detect strong the Persian artistic influence on this geometric bas-relief located in the Surb Karapet Church, which is part of the famed Noravank Monastery.


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 formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, March 17). Persian Inspired Decor at Surb Karapet Church. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8394/

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Wiener, James B. "Persian Inspired Decor at Surb Karapet Church." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 17, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8394/.

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Wiener, James B. "Persian Inspired Decor at Surb Karapet Church." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Mar 2018. Web. 16 Nov 2019.

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