The Convent of Yergan

The remains of this monumental convent are In the village of Yergan/Ergen (Ge├žimli) in Hozat district. This Armenian monastery, referenced under varies names (Surp Haroutioun, Garabedivank and Garmirvank) perhaps dates from the 10th century. It was an important centre of manuscript copying and a place of pilgrimage. 


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