Day archives: March 6th, 2019

Oromosavank – The Tomb of Armenian Kings

Oromosavank – The Tomb of Armenian Kings

The monastery complex Oromosavank or Khoshavank is one of the most outstanding examples of Armenian architecture of the 10th-11th centuries. It is located in the territory of modern Turkey, in the Kars Province, 15 kilometers northeast of the medieval capital of Armenia Ani, on the right bank of the Akhuryan River, in a closed border …

Demolition of Armenian Churches in Turkey

Demolition of Armenian Churches in Turkey

Of the more than 2.5 thousand churches, only 6 operational churches and not a single monastery have survived to date. In the territory known since the 13th century as the possession of the Ottomans, Armenians were the indigenous people, especially in the area that is today called Eastern Anatolia. But even now, after 800 years, …