"Church of Saint John"


"Church of Saint John", Central Armenia

"The Church of Saint John also known as Mastara Church in Mastara Armenia dates from the 5th century. It features a variation of the cruciform plan and central cupola'd church. In accordance with its square plan the four projecting apses inward-facing circular and outward facing polygonal offer the requisite supports to hold up the imposing polygonal cupola. The complex church designs are like those in Avan and St. Hripsime Church Echmiadzin." "Intro The Church of Saint John also known as Mastara Church in Mastara Armenia dates from the 5th century. It features a variation of the cruciform plan and central cupola'd church. In accordance with its square plan the four projecting apses inward-facing circular and outward facing polygonal offer the requisite supports to hold up the imposing polygonal cupola. The complex church designs are like those in Avan and St. Hripsime Church Echmiadzin. The works of medieval architecture in Mastara include among others numerous khachkars. Sources: Wikipedia" 0 0 Church church "The Church of Saint John also known as Mastara Church in Mastara Armenia dates from the 5th century." 09-17 18118109 1811831094



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