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Armenia

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Yerevan

Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | Views [126]

UNLESS YOU CLAIM ARMENIAN ANCESTRY, have a fascination with Eastern Orthodoxy or, like us, are running short of new countries to visit, there is little to recommend Armenia.  There’s nothing wrong with Yerevan per se , but like, say Dayton ... Read more >


Of Pagans and Monks: Garni and Geghard

Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | Views [205]

BEFORE THERE WERE CHRISTIANS IN ARMENIA there were pagans.  Their Hellenistic influence can be seen in the First Century AD Temple of Mihr in Garni, the only Greco-Roman colonnaded structure in the former Soviet Union.  After Armenia’... Read more >


Photos: Armenia

Saturday, 1 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Armenian Churches

Saturday, 1 Aug 2015 | Views [212]

ARMENIA IS THE OLDEST CHRISTIAN NATION in the world, having adopted Christianity in 301 AD.  But its Biblical heritage goes back much farther.  One story has Noah floating somewhere near current day Yerevan when he spotted Mt. Ararat poking ... Read more >

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