St. Stephen Church, New Julfa

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Saint Stephen Church of New Julfa
Religion
AffiliationArmenian Apostolic Church
RiteArmenian
StatusFunctioning
Location
LocationNew Julfa, Isfahan, Iran
St. Stephen Church, New Julfa is located in Iran
St. Stephen Church, New Julfa
Shown within Iran
Geographic coordinates32°38′09″N 51°39′00″E / 32.63577905°N 51.65010005°E / 32.63577905; 51.65010005Coordinates: 32°38′09″N 51°39′00″E / 32.63577905°N 51.65010005°E / 32.63577905; 51.65010005
Architecture
StyleIsfahani
Completed1614

Saint Stephen the Protomartyr Church of New Julfa, (Armenian: Նոր Ջուղայի Սուրբ Ստեփանոս Նախավկա Եկեղեցի, Persian: کلیسای استپانوس مقدس), is an Armenian Apostolic church in New Julfa, Iran. It is located in Hakopjan neighbourhood of New Julfa.

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Saint Stephen Church was built in 1614 and is the largest church in New Julfa. There is a chapel by the name of St. Mary in the church. Between 1830 and 1890, there was a school in the church courtyard, named Holy Saviour School. There is tombstone of Manouk, son of Khoja Melkom, who was killed by Afghans in 1722 during the Siege of Isfahan.[1]

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  1. ^ "Ս. ՍՏԵՓԱՆՈՍ ԵԿԵՂԵՑԻ". خلیفه گری ارامنه اصفهان و جنوب ایران.