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Temple of Hripsime
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Melkonyan Armen
Teather:Yegoyants Gayaneh
Temple of Hripsime

The most complete and perfect specimen of the given type is the temple of Hripsime 618. It
is one of the unrivalled games of Armenian architectures in which compos ional forms have
To the classical perfection carrying a glamourous and inspiring spirit. The legend goes that
Hripsime escaped the persecution of the Emperor left Rome and took refuge of the gardens
of Vagharshapat.Learning about Hripsime's beauty king Trdat decided to ta ke her as wife,
but the virgin who was fateful away from the palace and hid herself in a stony hill near road
leading to Artashat. But soon king's men found her and tortured the former death by burning
her with candle fire. Her friends were also killed.Ge orgy the illuminator the patron of
Christian religion, built tombs on their graves. It was here that the temple of Hripsime were
built inheriting the martyrs' names