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A church ruin in Ani, an uninhabited, medieval Armenian city-site situated in Turkey near the Armenian border. Once the capital of a medieval Armenian kingdom that covered much of present day Armenia and eastern Turkey. Was called the "City of 1001 Churches", its many religious buildings and fortifications were among the most technically and artistically advanced structures in the world. In 1064 a Turkish army stormed the city and slaughtered its population.

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Church of Redeemer, Ani. Ani is a ruined and uninhabited medieval Armenian city-site situated in the Turkish province of Kars, near the border with Armenia. It was once the capital of a medieval Armenian kingdom that covered much of present day Armenia and eastern Turkey. Called the "City of 1001 Churches," Ani stood on various trade routes and its many religious buildings, palaces, and fortifications were amongst the most technically and artistically advanced structures in the world.