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Page 3, Armenia

Location: Yerevan, Armenia

Artashat

View of the Turkish border from the monastery, the boundary fence mysteriously keeps moving from time to time where the Turks as do the Russians claim the land

Khor Virap Monastery 9 century AD, where St Gregory was kept in a pit for 13 years for preaching Christianity, he was kept alive by a local woman who fed him bread and water. St Gregory was one of the apostles sent out after Jesus died.

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Inside the monastery where St Gregory was incarcerated in a pit for thirteen years kept alive by the kindness of a local woman who fed him bread and water. He was the apostle sent here after the death of Christ to bring Christianity to the area. He was eventually released by the queen who had a vision.....

UNESCO site, The baptistry of Echmiackin

The Aragatz mountain range

The soldier's spear which was put in the side of Christ at the crucifixion

The cathedral entrance, the holiest site in Armenia because of the artefacts seen in the next two photographs......

Another UNESCO site, Cathedral of Zvartnots where St Gregory baptised people into Christianity after his release. We found another beautiful choir singing here.

A splinter from the cross set in a precious stone. There is also here a piece of the wood from Noah's Ark also set in a beautiful gold and precious stone icon.

...a sample of one of the classes. We had lunch here amongst children 's singing and dancing.

The Cross of Armenian Unity, a charity to promote the arts for orphan and underprivileged children



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Khor Virap Monastery 9 century AD, where St Gregory was kept in a pit for 13 years for preaching Christianity, he was kept alive by a local woman who fed him bread and water. St Gregory was one of the apostles sent out after Jesus died.

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View of the Turkish border from the monastery, the boundary fence mysteriously keeps moving from time to time where the Turks as do the Russians claim the land

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Inside the monastery where St Gregory was incarcerated in a pit for thirteen years kept alive by the kindness of a local woman who fed him bread and water. He was the apostle sent here after the death of Christ to bring Christianity to the area. He was eventually released by the queen who had a vision.....

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The Aragatz mountain range

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UNESCO site, The baptistry of Echmiackin

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The cathedral entrance, the holiest site in Armenia because of the artefacts seen in the next two photographs......

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The soldier's spear which was put in the side of Christ at the crucifixion

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A splinter from the cross set in a precious stone. There is also here a piece of the wood from Noah's Ark also set in a beautiful gold and precious stone icon.

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Another UNESCO site, Cathedral of Zvartnots where St Gregory baptised people into Christianity after his release. We found another beautiful choir singing here.

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The Cross of Armenian Unity, a charity to promote the arts for orphan and underprivileged children

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...a sample of one of the classes. We had lunch here amongst children 's singing and dancing.