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Checkered Decor at Surb Karapet Church

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 March 2018
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Detail of checkered decor at the Surb Karapet Church, which is part of Armenia's Noravank Monastery. This decor dates from the late Middle Ages, and it perhaps reflects cultural exchanges between Armenia and medieval Europe.

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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 Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, March 17). Checkered Decor at Surb Karapet Church. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8392/checkered-decor-at-surb-karapet-church/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Checkered Decor at Surb Karapet Church." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 17, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8392/checkered-decor-at-surb-karapet-church/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Checkered Decor at Surb Karapet Church." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Mar 2018. Web. 19 Apr 2021.

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