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Dvin (Also Duin)

Dvin, also sometimes referred to as Duin, was the late antique/early medieval capital of Armenia and today is located in Ararat Province. It is a pivotal location for this research project as it was at the Third Council of Dvin (609-610) that there was a formal parting of the ways between the Armenian and Georgian Churches. This was the culmination of a series of post-Chalcedon debates on the nature(s) of Christ and ultimately ended with the Armenians remaining steadfast in their opposition to the Christological definition promulgated at Chalcedon, whilst the Georgians decided to join with Constantinople in upholding the Chalcedonian definition of orthodoxy. Today there is little sign of the former significance of the site and parts of the ruins have been overtaken by the modern village, however excavations are still ongoing in parts of the ancient site and a significant Islamic complex is currently being uncovered.

Creator

Emma Loosley

Date of Visit

13th August 2017

Contributor

Emma Loosley
Peter Leeming

Rights

Metadata and all media released under Creative CommonsCreative Commons BY-NC-SA unless otherwise indicated

Type

Archaeological Site

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Collection

Comparative Armenian Ecclesiastical Monuments

Citation

Emma Loosley, “Dvin (Also Duin),” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed July 23, 2018, http://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/850.

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