This groundbreaking guide to the ancient lands of Western Armenia, the first-ever of its kind, provides “a fresh view on ancient Armenia,” as Los Angeles Times wrote. You can chart your journey, real or imaginary, to the ancient Armenian lands of Kharpert, Van, Erzerum, Sebastia, Diyarbakir, Bitlis, Ani, and Kars with this authoritative and lavishly illustrated book, which contains 176 pages of detailed coverage and 125 color photos and maps. The text describes the history and culture of the Armenian monuments and artifacts that are still present. The photography documents the current condition of these ancient sites. In many cases, historic images from 100 years ago are included.
Historic Armenia after 100 years: Ani, Kars and the 6 Provinces of Western Armenia, Matthew Karanian (softcover)