Haghpat Monastery: the scriptorium or library

RIBApix ref no RIBA114404
Artist/PhotographerORCH Orsenigo-Chemollo
CountryArmenia
CityHaghpat
Subject Date1200
Image Date2009
ViewInterior
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceORCH Orsenigo Haghpat_F_R136F16
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit ORCH Orsenigo / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This monastery complex comprises the cathedral of Sourb Nshan (976-991) and the small domed church of St Gregory (1005) as well as some small chapels. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The bell tower was built 1245.

Subject tags

libraries, monasteries & convents