St Stepanos Monastry

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St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - a magnificent 9thC complex

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - a magnificent 9thC complex

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - named after the first Christian martyr

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - named after the first Christian martyr who was stoned to death after accusations of blasphemy by the Jews

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - his stoning was witnessed by Saul of Tarsus (later renamed Paul), a Pharisee who would later convert to Christianity

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - Saul of Tarsus (later renamed Paul), a Pharisee who would later convert to Christianity and become an apostle

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - some excellent relief work

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - some excellent relief work

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - some excellent relief work

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - some excellent relief work

St. Stepanos Armenian Monastry - some excellent relief work

Vali and Ali - our guide and driver; thanks guys for a great time in Iran

 

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