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, Turk. Malazgirt, village, E Turkey, SE of Erzurum. It was an important town of ancient Armenia. A council held there in A.D. 726 reasserted the independence of the Armenian Church from the Orthodox Eastern Church.
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Unfortunately, she dedicates only 24 pages out of 300 pages to the "Third Millennium," the period following the Seljuk victory over the Armenians and the Byzantine in 1071 at Manazkert (Manzikert) in Armenia.
Similarly, a variant of the History of Thomas indicates his remains were transported to Manazkert after the overthrow of Julian the Apostate in accord with a vision and deposited at what became a monastery dedicated to his memory.