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Benediktbeuren Monastery

“Monastery Benediktbeuren” was founded 725/728 by “Karl Martell”, with whom the rule of the “Karolinger”,  started after the “Merowingian” dynasty (both Franconians). He decisively helped to stop the Muslim conquest of western Europe in the battle of Poitiers. He died 741 after he ruled like a king, though he never had the title of a king; […]

Monastery Weltenburg, Danube Breakthrough

 

Tatev

The Monastery of Tatev (Armenian: Տաթև) is a 9th century Armenian monastery located in the Tatev village in Syunik Province in southern Armenia. The term “Tatev” usually refers to the monastery. It stands on a plateau on the edge of the deep gorge of the Orotan (Vorotan) River. It became the bishopric seat of Syunik […]

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