Portal:Armenia/Did you know

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Akhtala monastery
  • ...that Tigranakert was an ancient center of Armenian Hellenistic culture founded by Tigranes the Great? The exact location was never discovered but the interest in doing so disappeared after the Armenian Genocide of 1915, when the Armenian population was eradicated and replaced by Kurds.
Haghpat Monastery
  • ...that one of the finest khachkar memorial stones is located at Goshavank Monastery in Armenia, the place where the law of Armenia was first codified by Mkhitar Gosh in the late 12th and early 13th century?
Makaravank Monastery