pfs10133 TURKEYE – ANI-excavations – ‘the Cathedral II’

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TURKEYE: ANI excavation site -the Cathedral II
pfs10133 TURKEYE: ‘ANI’ excavation site -“the Cathedral II”

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An imposing cathedral
“A rust-colored brick redoubt, the Cathedral of Ani looms over the now-abandoned city. Although its dome collapsed in an earthquake in 1319 – and, centuries later, another earthquake destroyed its northwest corner – it is still imposing in scale. It was completed in 1001 under the reign of Armenian King Gagik I when the wealth and population of Ani were at its peak. Trdat, the renowned Armenian architect who designed it, also served the Byzantines by helping them repair the dome of the Hagia Sophia.”
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