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1303 AD - Vayots Dzor Marz
On a green hill E of Yeghegis Village, S. Zorats cathedral or S. Stepanos, built in 1303 by a grandson of Prince Tarsayich Orbelian. The church has been extensively restored. Its name comes allegedly from the custom of consecrating arms and horses there before battle. [Source: Rediscovering Armenia Guidebook.]