“Aghtamar” - in Armenian with Resume in English and Russian by Stepan Mnatsakanyan.
Publisher: “Academy of Sciences of Armenian SSR” 1983, Yerevan, ARMENIA. Hard Cover, 172 pp., 91 Photographic Images, set of drawings and maps
Mintage: ONLY 5,000 pcs.
The book is devoted to one of remarkable and surprising masterpieces of the Armenian architecture. The origin, becoming and development of the city of Akhtamar, and, in particular, church of the St. Cross is described in details. The decorative registration of church, the system of an architectural complex, its social function and other features are described in more detailed information.
This very interesting book has been released under protection of Institute of Arts of the Academy of Sciences of Armenia, that in once again specifies gravity and reliability of the information contained in it.