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Creator Unknown .
Title Ktuts' Anapat
Alternative Title The Hermitage of Ktuc'; St. Karapet; Gduts' anabad; Ktuc' anapat; Carpanak'; Tsakatan
Is Part of Architectural Images Collection
Location Ktuc' Island, Lake Van, Turkey
Coverage Armenian
Time Period 15th century CE
Date Copyrighted 1982
Date Modified 18th century
Description The ruins of the Hermitage of Ktuc' is located on the small island of the same name in Lake van, Turkey. The main church of St. Karapet (Surp Xac'), an zamatun and a bell tower were constructed at the beginning of the 18th century. There are also the ruins of monk's cells and a cemetery nearby. Historical sources indicate that originally the monastery, which dated back to the 15th century, consisted of church dedicated to St. John the Precursor, a gavit, a bell tower and a chapel dedicated otthe Archangels. There was also a scriptorium at the monastery during the 15th century. Ktuc' functioned as a hermitage until 1915 CE.
Contributor Xosxaber of Bitlis
Subject Monasteries
Type Images
Format Tiff; Jpeg2000
Source Parsegian, V.L.. Armenian Architecture (Zug, Switzerland; IDC, 1980)
Identifier A-2002
Rights Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY; Armenian Educational Council
Rights Holder Hagnazarian, A.; Schone O.
Record number 000002176
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