kosh

Kosh, Armenia

Kosh (Կոշ, also Romanized as Koghes; formerly, Kvash) is a village in the Ashtarak district, Aragatsotn province, Armenia, about 18km south-west of the district centre Ashtarak. The town is attested as Kvash in early Christian times. In the town are ruins of a 13th century church - Saint Grigor - and a castle which has yielded Hellenistic pottery remains. There are numerous remainings from early iron age residential ruins and buildings of large basalt stone blocks.

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