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Surb Stepanos Vank

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Gabriel Mckee
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Dec 18, 2019 08:23 AM History
Armenian monastery in East Azarabaijan province, Iran. The first church was constructed on the site in 62 CE. A monastery was constructed there in the 7th century, and the structure was expanded in the 10th century.

38.97913555, 45.47338725

abbey (monastery)


In 2008 the St. Stephanos monastery was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site as part of the "The Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran". Located in the north-west of the country, this heritage listing consists of three monastic ensembles of the Armenian Christian faith: St Thaddeus and St Stepanos and the Chapel of Dzordzor. 

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Gabriel Mckee, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Surb Stepanos Vank: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 27 September 2023]

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