Vanevan Monastery (Artsvanist) Type: cruciform church with four semicircular apses Location: southern edge of the village of Arcvanist Date: 10th century Evidence of Date: inscriptions on the side of the southeast drum states that main church was founded in 903 Important Details: includes two churches, apse and the rooms of the eastern are covered by the same saddle roof Condition: poor condition Reconstruction: restored by King Gagik 1 Bagratid 990-1020 Summary: Very little is known about the history of Vanevan.
According to Bishop Orbelean, Gagik renovated the main church and enclosed the monastery within a wall during the 10th century.
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