Cathedral of St. James, Jerusalem
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|Cathedral of Saint James
Սրբոց Յակոբեանց Վանք Հայոց
Interior of the cathedral
|Location||Armenian Quarter, Jerusalem|
|Affiliation||Armenian Apostolic Church|
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Cathedral|
|Architectural type||domed basilica|
The Cathedral of St. James (Armenian: Սրբոց Յակոբեանց Վանք Հայոց, or Saint Jacob Armenian Cathedral) is a 12th century Armenian church in the Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem, near the quarter's entry gate. The cathedral is dedicated to Christian Saints: James the Greater (one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus) and James the Just (brother of Jesus).
It is the principal church of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem also known as the Armenian Patriarchate of St. James.
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- Denys Pringle: The Churches of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: a Corpus, Bd. 3: The City of Jerusalem, Cambridge 2010, pp. 168-182.
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