Front View of Garni Temple in Armenia

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 09 October 2017
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Built in in Ionic style around 77 CE, the Temple of Garni is the masterpiece of King Tiridates I of Armenia (r. 52-58, 62-88 CE). It remains a potent symbol of Armenia's deep historic ties to the classical civilizations of Greece and Rome.

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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. (2017, October 09). Front View of Garni Temple in Armenia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7380/front-view-of-garni-temple-in-armenia/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Front View of Garni Temple in Armenia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 09, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7380/front-view-of-garni-temple-in-armenia/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Front View of Garni Temple in Armenia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Oct 2017. Web. 19 Sep 2021.