Gorge around Noravank Monastery

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 22 March 2018
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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.

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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 22). Gorge around Noravank Monastery. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8435/gorge-around-noravank-monastery/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Gorge around Noravank Monastery." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 22, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8435/gorge-around-noravank-monastery/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Gorge around Noravank Monastery." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Mar 2018. Web. 19 Oct 2021.