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Surp Hovhannes Church of Voskevaz

Surp Hovhannes Church
Սուրբ Յովհաննէս Եկեղեցի
The basilica of S. Hovhannes at Voskevaz.
Surp Hovhannes Church of Voskevaz is located in Armenia
Surp Hovhannes Church of Voskevaz
Shown within Armenia
Basic information
Location Voskevaz village, Aragatsotn Province,  Armenia
Geographic coordinates
Affiliation Armenian Apostolic Church
Architectural description
Architectural type Basilica
Architectural style Armenian
Completed 7th to 12th centuries
Specifications
Dome(s) 1, now collapsed

Surp Hovhannes (Armenian: Սուրբ ՅովհաննԷս Եկեղեցի; meaning Saint John) or Voskevaz Church (Armenian: Ոսկեվազ եկեղեցի) is a 7th- to 12th-century basilica located in the village of Voskevaz in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia.

Architecture

The church of S. Hovhannes is a large cruciform central plan interior and rectangular exterior plan type basilica. It is missing the drum and dome that once stood above. Two portals lead into the church. Much of the church is void of any decoration.

Renovation

The structure is currently (as of late 2009) being renovated and parts are being reconstructed.

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References

Bibliography

  • Brady Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 15; original archived at Archive.org, and current version online on Armeniapedia.org.
  • Kiesling, Brady (2005), Rediscovering Armenia: Guide,  

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