Sites & cities that bear the name of Aruch


Today in : Armenia
First trace of activity : ca. 6th century C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Arutsch, Aruj, Arudsch, Aruch, Արուճ, Thalisch, Talish, Talış, Aruchavank, Cathedral of Aruch, Արուճավանք, Surb Grigor

Description : Aruch (Armenian: Արուճ; until 1970, Talish), is a village in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. It is located on the southern part of Mount Aragats. The settlement dates back to the 6th century when it was the winter camp of the royal army. It was later made to a permanent base by Grigor Mamikonian (661-682). The village is the location of the 7th century Armenian monastic complex Aruchavank, adjacent to it are the remains of the Mamikonians' palace.

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