Cathedral of Saint James, Jerusalem
|Cathedral of Saint James|
Սրբոց Յակոբեանց Վանք Հայոց
Interior of the cathedral
|Affiliation||Armenian Apostolic Church|
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Cathedral|
|Location||Armenian Quarter, Jerusalem|
The Cathedral of Saint James (Armenian: Սրբոց Յակոբեանց Վանք Հայոց, or Saints Jacobs Armenian Cathedral) is a 12th-century Armenian church in the Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem, near the quarter's entry Zion Gate. The cathedral is dedicated to two Christian saints: James, son of Zebedee (James the Greater) (one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus) and James the brother of Jesus (James the Just). It is located near the Church of the Holy Archangels.
It is the principal church of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, also known as the Armenian Patriarchate of Sts. James.
- "St. James Cathedral". The Jerusalem Post. 4 June 2009. Retrieved 5 July 2009.
- Kenaan-Kedar, Nurith (2015). "DECORATIVE ARCHITECTURAL SCULPTURE IN CRUSADER JERUSALEM: THE EASTERN, WESTERN, AND ARMENIAN SOURCES OF A LOCAL VISUAL CULTURE". In J. Boas, Adrian (ed.). The Crusader World. London: Routledge. p. 610.
- Antonius, G.; Nomico, Ch. A. (1924). "A Brief Account of the Painted tile Work in the Armenian Cathedral of St James". Jerusalem 1920-1922. London: 57–60.
- Pringle, Denys (2007). The Churches of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: The city of Jerusalem. III. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-39038-5. (Pringle, 2007, pp. 168-182)
- The website of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem 
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