BRITISH CULTURAL COMPANY CALLED ANI BASIS FOR WEST’S ARCHITECTURE
13:33, 7 December, 2012
YEREVAN, DECEMBER 7, ARMENPRESS: Historical Ani has been served as a
Renaissance source for Western architecture. As Armenpress reports,
citing Sondakika.com web site, chairman on British Association of
Cultural routes, Englishman Kate Clow came up with the statement.
British Clow stressed the importance of Ani’s architectural value. In
his words Ani’s architectural monuments have a great contribution for
the development of Western architecture. Architecture stemming from
there gradually spread all over the Europe and occupied a significant
place in European Renaissance.
Reportedly Ani is the mother of architecture. Initially churches,
buildings and similar other buildings were built in this land,
only later on were spread through Europe, namely England, Norway
and Switzerland. Ani was the source for West architecture European
specialist noted. By the invitation of Turkish company British
association also visited Kars, Ardahan, Aghreum (Ararat) and Igdir.
However , chairman on British Association of Cultural routes does
not speak about the fact territories belonging to Armenia.