Martiros, Vayots Dzor

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Coordinates: 39°35′48″N 45°30′28″E / 39.59667°N 45.50778°E / 39.59667; 45.50778

Martiros
Մարտիրոս
The church of the village
The church of the village
Martiros Մարտիրոս is located in Armenia
Martiros Մարտիրոս
Martiros
Մարտիրոս
Coordinates: 39°35′48″N 45°30′28″E / 39.59667°N 45.50778°E / 39.59667; 45.50778
CountryArmenia
Marz (Province)Vayots Dzor
Population
 (2001)
 • Total662
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )

Martiros (Armenian: Մարտիրոս), is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. There is a newer and older section to the village.

History[edit]

A huge khachkar in the older section of the village attests that the settlement was founded in 1283 at the command of Prince Prosh and his son Paron Hasan.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grigor Grigoryan, "Essays on the History of Syunik, 9-15th Centuries" (ОЧЕРКИ ИСТОРИИ СЮНИКА IХ-ХVвв.), Yerevan, 1990, Chapter 3, p. 130

External links[edit]

  • Martiros, Vayots Dzor at GEOnet Names Server
  • Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
  • Kiesling, Brady (2005), Rediscovering Armenia: Guide, Yerevan, Armenia: Matit Graphic Design Studio
  • Brady Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 127; original archived at Archive.org, and current version online on Armeniapedia.org.