Church of Saint Toros

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Church of St. Toros, Jerusalem

The Church of Saint Toros (Armenian: Սուրբ Աստվածածին եկեղեցի) is an Armenian Orthodox church in the Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem.

The Church of St. Toros is located next to the St. James' Cathedral. Some 4,000 ancient manuscripts are kept at the church[1] (cf. St. Toros Manuscript Library).

Thoros, also transliterated as T'oros, is the Armenian equivalent of the name Theodore (Theodoros in Greek).

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  1. ^ "The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate". The Armenian Patriarchate of St. James, Jerusalem. Archived from the original on 9 July 2011. Retrieved 29 May 2011.

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Coordinates: 31°46′28.51″N 35°13′42.23″E / 31.7745861°N 35.2283972°E / 31.7745861; 35.2283972