The Tomb of Armenian King Antiochus I in Turkey

The Tomb of Armenian King Antiochus I in modern Turkey

Mount Nemrut in southeastern Turkey houses an ancient Armenian shrine: the tomb of the Commagene King Antiochus I Theos (Antiochus Yervanduni). Antiochus I reigned over Commagene in 70-38 BC. He is known for his significant contribution to the architecture of Commagene, and his tomb built in 62 BC by his order is a vivid example …

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