Ancient Cross Carving at Echmiadzin Cathedral

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 21 April 2018
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Ancient Christian cross carving in the wall at Echmiadzin Cathedral, which is located in Echmiadzin, Armenia. (The cathedral is currently under reconstruction.) According to many art historians, it is the world's oldest Christian cathedral, and it's the most important church in Armenian Christianity.

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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, April 21). Ancient Cross Carving at Echmiadzin Cathedral. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8653/ancient-cross-carving-at-echmiadzin-cathedral/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Ancient Cross Carving at Echmiadzin Cathedral." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 21, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8653/ancient-cross-carving-at-echmiadzin-cathedral/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Ancient Cross Carving at Echmiadzin Cathedral." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Apr 2018. Web. 16 Jun 2021.