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Defensive Wall A at Horum  
   

Defensive Wall A at Horum

The lower courses of this wall are massive (Adam, Ruben, Hannah and Katie act as a scale), and they represent just one of the three circuit walls which surround the fortress. One theory suggests that aside from being practical defensive constructions, these walls also telegraphed the king's wealth and ability to command the labor necessary for their construction.
Armenia Week 2

July 20th 2010
After a busy , but fantastic week, I'm squeezing in a few minutes to write this blog entry before dinner, data processing, email checking, and last, but certainly not least, bed. I'm also not holding up to my promise to write once a week -- but I hope to post twice this week to make up for it. (One final caveat: I didn't get around to posting this on Sunday (7/18) when I wrote it, and I'm finall ... read more
Asia » Armenia » West » Mount Aragats

Armenian Flag Armenia prides itself on being the first nation to formally adopt Christianity (early 4th century). Despite periods of autonomy, over the centuries Armenia came under the sway of various empires including the Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Persian, and Otto... ... read more
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