Armenian Medieval Art and Architecture in Soviet Perception: A longue durée Sketch
The study of medieval Armenian art in the Soviet Union demonstrates a close interaction between historiography and history. Through the 70 years of the USSR’s existence, the method of studying the artistic monuments of the southern Caucasus seems to follow the large waves of the question of nation within the Soviet empire.
keywords: Medieval Armenian art and Soviet Union. Historiograhy. Aleksej Nekrasov. Nikolay Brunov. Varazdat Harutyunyan. Mikhail Babentchikov. Alexey Lidov.
Language: enSubmitted: June 30, 2020 Accepted: Aug. 17, 2020 Published: Dec. 21, 2020