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Lucy Der Manuelian and Armen Zarian

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Village south-west of Mt Aragats, c. 16 km north-west of Ēdjmiadzin, Armenia. It was the capital of the Armenian Kamsarakan feudal lords who founded the cathedral of T‘alin (mid-7th century; see Armenia, fig.) and the church of the Mother of God (Astvatsatsin; 613–15). The cemetery between the churches contains 6th-century stelae with figural reliefs including the Virgin and Child, Baptism and King Trdat III (reg 287–98). The remains of two single-nave churches,

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