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CULTURAL DESTRUCTION, CULTURAL MEMORY: The Heritage of the Khachkars of Jugha (Old Julfa) ~ Thursday, July 30, 2020 ~ Live on Zoom/YouTube

CULTURAL DESTRUCTION, CULTURAL MEMORY: The Heritage of the Khachkars of Jugha (Old Julfa) ~ Thursday, July 30, 2020 ~ Live on Zoom/YouTube

This NAASR program will be the first of a series to raise awareness throughout the world about this act of cultural destruction, as well as the artistic, cultural, and religious significance of khachkars through the ages, ongoing efforts at preserving ancient ones still standing, and the art of the khachkar today.

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NEW DISCOVERIES AT ANI CATHEDRAL with Christina Maranci ~ Live on Zoom and YouTube ~ May 21, 2020

NEW DISCOVERIES AT ANI CATHEDRAL with Christina Maranci ~ Live on Zoom and YouTube ~ May 21, 2020

Hidden for centuries under whitewash, the paintings of the apse of Ani Cathedral, one of the most famous of Armenian churches, were barely known by scholars. Image software technology has now brought many more details of the composition to light, enough to identify the scene as a beautiful Vision of Ezekiel. It has also revealed an apse inscription on the south wall.

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