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Ani's Tigran Honents Church

 

(vero;2020-April-18)

The Tigran Honents Church is the best preserved monument of Ani. Inside are many frescoes depicting scenes of the life of Christ and of St Gregory the Illuminator, the patron saint and first official head of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Click here for more infos on history and architecture of this church.

Tigran Honents Church seen from the South-West.
Western Facade: entrance to the Tigran Honents Church. Frescoes above the entrance to the church. The crucifixion, detail of the fresco above the entrance to the church. Rests of frescoes inside the church. Fresco inside the church. Frescoes of the dome. From top to bottom: the Nativity, the Entry into Jerusalem and the Raising of Lazarus. Tigran Honents Church. Tigran Honents Church seen from the South-West. Carvings of birds inside the church. Carvings outside the church. Can you spot the goats? Carving with bird in a spandrel of the arcade. Carving with rabbits in a spandrel of the arcade. The drum of the dome. The adorned drum of the dome. Tigran Honents Church seen from the North-West. Fresco inside the church. Fresco inside the church. Fresco inside the church. Fresco inside the church. The Raising of Lazarus. Fresco inside the church. Carving with birds in a spandrel of the arcade. The northern facade of the Tigran Honents Church.

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$updated from: Photos.htxt Sun 13 Dec 2020 16:00:07 trvl2 (By Vero and Thomas Lauer)$