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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
825 words

In his Annales (2.56), the historian Tacitus describes Armenia as an ambivalent nation:

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Dennis R. Papazian

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
2,268 words
The Armenians trace their ancestry back some three thousand years or more. They interacted with all the powers that waxed and waned in the South Caucasus (Transcaucasia) and the area once ... More
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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
792 words
Illustration(s):
4

The Republic of Armenia is a landlocked country in SW Asia, mostly consisting of a rugged plateau, criss-crossed by long

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Margaret Stephana Drower, Eric William Gray, Susan Mary Sherwin-White, and Josef Wiesehöfer

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
1,175 words

(See urartu), a mountainous region of eastern Anatolia, north of Syria and Mesopotamia, bounded on the east by ...

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
5,031 words
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1

History Historians Cultural centres

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1,423 words

Republic of [Hayasdan; Hayq; anc. Pers. Armina]. Country in the southern part of Transcaucasia; its capital is Erevan. The modern

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Eduard Danielyan

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
1,383 words
The Republic of Armenia (capital: Yerevan), along with the economically integrated Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (capital: Stepanakert), is situated in the northeastern part of the Armenian ... More
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
3,494 words
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2

Any study of Armenian archaeology is hampered from the start by fundamental handicaps: the chronology remains insufficiently precise and not

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
531 words

Premodern Armenian society existed on the Anatolian plateau as early as the second millennium b.c.e. It gave rise to

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Nina G. Garsoïan

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
1,244 words
(᾽Αρμενία), kingdom and province on the northeast frontier of Byz. Much of medieval Armenian history remains obscure and problematic because of the lack of native sources before the ... More

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