Khachkar from Noravank Monastery in Armenia

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 March 2018
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This lovely medieval khachkar or "cross stone" is located at the Noravank Monastern in Armenia's Vayots Dzor Province. Khachkars are characteristic of Medieval Christian Armenian art, they and can be found all over the Caucasus.

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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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, March 17). Khachkar from Noravank Monastery in Armenia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8386/khachkar-from-noravank-monastery-in-armenia/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Khachkar from Noravank Monastery in Armenia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 17, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8386/khachkar-from-noravank-monastery-in-armenia/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Khachkar from Noravank Monastery in Armenia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Mar 2018. Web. 25 Oct 2021.