Gorge around Noravank Monastery

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 22 March 2018

Noravank Monastery dates from the 13th-century CE, and it is located near the town of Yeghegnadzor, Armenia within a deep gorge caused by the Amaghu River. This gorge helped Noravank Monastery protect itself from foreign invaders, including the Mongols and Turks.



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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