Aparan Basilica

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Basilica of the Holy Cross
Սուրբ խաչ
Basilica of the Holy Cross (Aparan, Armenia).jpg
Basilica of the Holy Cross in July 2008
Aparan Basilica is located in Armenia
Aparan Basilica
Shown within Armenia
Basic information
Location Aparan, Aragatsotn Province,
 Armenia
Geographic coordinates 40°35′42″N 44°21′29″E / 40.595065°N 44.357969°E / 40.595065; 44.357969Coordinates: 40°35′42″N 44°21′29″E / 40.595065°N 44.357969°E / 40.595065; 44.357969
Affiliation Armenian Apostolic Church
Architectural description
Architectural type three-naved basilica
Architectural style Armenian
Completed late 4th century

The Basilica of the Holy Cross (Armenian: Սուրբ Խաչ, Surb khach) is an early Armenian church in the large village of Aparan in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. It is thought to be dated from the end of the 4th century.[1] The church is undated and was partly restored in 1877.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Thierry, Jean-Michel (1989). Armenian Art. New York: Harry N. Abrams. p. 545. ISBN 0-8109-0625-2. 
  • Kiesling, Brady (2005), Rediscovering Armenia: Guide, Yerevan, Armenia: Matit Graphic Design Studio