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Echmiadzin
Coordinates: 40°10′22″N 44°17′33″E / 40.17278°N 44.29250°E / 40.17278; 44.29250Vagharshapat ՎաղարշապատAerial view of Ejmiatsin and the Mother See complexFlagSealVagharshapatCoordinates: 40°10′22″N 44°17′33″E / 40.17278°N 44.29250°E / 40.17278; 44.29250Country ArmeniaMarz (Province) ArmavirFounded 685 BCGovernment • Mayor Karen GrigoryanArea • Total 40 km2 (20 sq mi)Elevation 853 m (2,799 ft)Population (2011 census) • Total 46,540 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)Time zone   (UTC+4)Area code(s) 0231Website www.ejmiatsin.amSources: Population[1] Vagharshapat
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Safavid Dynasty
The Safavid dynasty
Safavid dynasty
(/ˈsɑːfəvɪd/; Persian: دودمان صفوی‎ Dudmān e Safavi[24]) was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran, often considered the beginning of modern Iranian history.[25] The Safavid shahs ruled over one of the Gunpowder Empires.[26] They ruled one of the greatest Iranian empires after the 7th-century Muslim conquest of Iran,[27][28][29][30] and established the Twelver
Twelver
school of Shia Islam
Shia Islam
as the official religion of the empire,[31] marking one of the most important turning points in Muslim history. The Safavid dynasty
Safavid dynasty
had its origin in the Safaviyya
Safaviyya
Sufi order, which was established in the city of Ardabil
Ardabil
in the Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
region
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Byzantine Empire
The Byzantine
Byzantine
Empire, also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire, was the continuation of the Roman Empire
Roman Empire
in the East during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople
Constantinople
(modern-day Istanbul, which had been founded as Byzantium). It survived the fragmentation and fall of the Western Roman Empire
Roman Empire
in the 5th century AD and continued to exist for an additional thousand years until it fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453.[2] During most of its existence, the empire was the most powerful economic, cultural, and military force in Europe
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Arsacid Dynasty Of Armenia
The Arsacid dynasty, known natively as the Arshakuni dynasty (Armenian: Արշակունի Aršakuni), ruled the Kingdom of Armenia from 54 to 428. The dynasty was a branch of the Arsacid dynasty of Parthia. Arsacid Kings reigned intermittently throughout the chaotic years following the fall of the Artaxiad Dynasty until 62 when Tiridates I secured Arsacid dynasty of Parthia rule in Armenia. An independent line of Kings was established by Vologases II (Vagharsh II) in 180
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Vologases III Of Parthia
Parthia (Old Persian: 𐎱𐎼𐎰𐎺, Parθava, Parthian: 𐭐𐭓𐭕𐭅, Parθaw, Middle Persian: 𐭯𐭫𐭮𐭥𐭡𐭥‎, Pahlaw) is a historical region located in north-eastern Iran. It was conquered and subjugated by the empire of the Medes during the 7th century BC, was incorporated into the subsequent Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC, and formed part of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire following the 4th-century-BC conquests of Alexander the Great. The region later served as the political and cultural base of the Eastern-Iranian Parni people and Arsacid dynasty, rulers of the Parthian Empire (247 BC – 224 AD)
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Zvartnots Cathedral
Zvartnots Cathedral (Armenian: Զուարթնոց տաճար (classical); Զվարթնոց տաճար (reformed); literally 'celestial angels cathedral') is a 7th-century centrally planned aisled tetraconch type Armenian cathedral built by the order of Catholicos Nerses the Builder from 643-652. Now in ruins, it is located at the edge of the city of Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin) in Armavir Province of Armenia.Contents1 History 2 Excavations 3 Structure 4 Influence 5 Gallery 6 See also 7 References7.1 Bibliography 7.2 Notes8 Further reading 9 External linksHistory[edit]Aerial view of the entire complexZvartnots was built at a time when much of Armenia had just recently been occupied by the invasions of Armenia by the early Muslim Arabs who were progressively occupying the Sasanian Persia/Iran of which Armenia was a part at the time. Construction of the cathedral began in 643 under the guidance of Catholicos Nerses III (nicknamed Shinogh or the Builder). Dedicated to St
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Mesrop Mashtots
Mesrop Mashtots
Mesrop Mashtots
 listen (help·info) (Armenian: Մեսրոպ Մաշտոց Mesrop Maštoc'; Latin: Mesrobes Mastosius; 362 – February 17, 440 AD), was an early medieval Armenian linguist, theologian, statesman and hymnologist. He is best known for inventing the Armenian alphabet
Armenian alphabet
c. 405 AD, which was a fundamental step in strengthening Armenian national identity.[2] He was also the creator of the Caucasian Albanian alphabets, according to a number of scholars and contemporaneous Armenian sources.[3][4][5][6]Contents1 Life 2 Legacy 3 Music 4 Documentary films 5 Further reading 6 See also 7 External links 8 ReferencesLife[edit] Mesrop Mashtots
Mesrop Mashtots
creating the Armenian alphabet, by Francesco Maggiotto (1750-1805).Mesrop Mashtots, by the Venetian painter Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770)
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Dvin (ancient City)
Dvin (Classical Armenian: Դուին, reformed: Դվին; Greek: Δούβιος, Doύbios or Τίβιον, Tίbion;[1] Arabic: دبيل‎, translit. Dabīl or Doubil; also Duin or Dwin in ancient sources) was a large commercial city and the capital of early medieval Armenia. It was situated north of the previous ancient capital of Armenia, the city of Artaxata, along the banks of the Metsamor River, 35 km to the south of modern Yerevan. The site of the ancient city is currently not much more than a large hill located between modern Hnaberd (just off the main road through Hnaberd) and Verin Dvin, Armenia. Systematic excavations at Dvin that have proceeded since 1937 have produced an abundance of materials, which have shed light into the Armenian culture
Armenian culture
of the 5th to the 13th centuries.Contents1 Name 2 History 3 Cathedral of St
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Caucasian Albania
Albania, usually referred to as Caucasian Albania
Albania
for disambiguation with the modern state of Albania
Albania
(the endonym is unknown[4][5]), is a name for the historical region of the eastern Caucasus, that existed on the territory of present-day republic of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
(where both of its capitals were located) and partially southern Dagestan. Around the first centuries BC and AD the land south of the Greater Caucasus
Caucasus
and north of the Lesser Caucasus
Caucasus
was divided between Kolchis
Kolchis
in the west, Caucasian Iberia
Caucasian Iberia
in the center and Caucasian Albania
Albania
in the east
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Caucasian Iberia
In Greco-Roman geography, Iberia (Ancient Greek: Ἰβηρία; Latin: Hiberia) was an exonym (foreign name) for the Georgian kingdom of Kartli
Kartli
(Georgian: ქართლი), known after its core province, which during Classical Antiquity
Classical Antiquity
and the Early Middle Ages
Early Middle Ages
was a significant monarchy in the Caucasus, either as an independent state or as a dependent of larger empires, notably the Sassanid and Roman empires.[1] Iberia, centered on present-day Eastern Georgia, was bordered by Colchis
Colchis
in the west, Caucasian Albania
Caucasian Albania
in the east and Armenia
Armenia
in the south. Its population, the Iberians, formed the nucleus of the Georgians (Kartvelians)
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Chalcedonian Definition
The Chalcedonian Definition (also called the Chalcedonian Creed) was adopted at the Council of Chalcedon
Council of Chalcedon
in AD 451. Chalcedon
Chalcedon
was an early centre of Christianity located in Asia Minor
Asia Minor
(modern Turkey). The council was the fourth of the Ecumenical Councils that are accepted by Chalcedonian churches which include the Eastern Orthodox, Catholic, and most Protestant
Protestant
churches. It was the first council not to be recognised by any Oriental Orthodox church; these churches may be classified as non-Chalcedonian. The definition defines that Christ is "acknowledged in two natures", which "come together into one person and one hypostasis"
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Bagratuni Dynasty
The Bagratuni or Bagratid (Armenian: Բագրատունի, Armenian pronunciation: [bagɾatuni]) royal dynasty was a royal family of Armenia
Armenia
that ruled many regional polities of the medieval Kingdom of Armenia, such as Syunik, Lori, Vaspurakan, Vanand, Taron, and Tayk.[1]Contents1 Early history 2 Bagratids in Armenia 3 See also 4 References4.1 Genealogy 4.2 History5 External linksEarly history[edit] Main article: Origin of the Bagratid dynasties The Bagratid family first emerged as nakharars, members of the hereditary nobility of Armenia. Their holdings were in the region of İspir, in the Çoruh River
Çoruh River
valley. As early as 288–301, the Bagratid prince Smbat held the hereditary Armenian titles of Aspet, which means Master of the Horse, and T'agatir, which means Coronant of the King.[2] According to Prince Cyril Toumanoff, the earliest Bagratid prince was chronicled as early as 314 AD
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Seljuk Empire
in Anatolia Artuqid
Artuqid
dynasty Saltuqid dynasty in Azerbaijan Ahmadili dynasty Ildenizid dynasty in Egypt Tulunid dynasty Ikhshidid dynasty in Fars Salghurid dynasty in The Levant Burid
Burid
dynasty Zengid dynastyThis box:view talk editThe Great Seljuq Empire
Empire
(Turkish Büyük Selçuklu İmparatorluğu) or Great Seljuk State (Turkmen Beỳik Seljuk Döwleti), known by its endonym Āl-e Saljuq (Persian آلِ سلجوق‬ "The House (family/clan) of Seljuk") was a medieval Turko-Persian[14] Sunni Muslim empire, originating from the Qiniq branch of Oghuz Turks.[15] The Seljuk Empire
Empire
controlled a vast area stretching from the Hindu Kush to western Anatolia
Anatolia
and the Levant, and from Central Asia
Central Asia
to the Persian Gulf
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Ilkhanate
Timeline · History · Rulers · Nobility Culture · Language · Proto-MongolsStates Mongol
Mongol
khanates IX-X Khereid
Khereid
Khanate X-1203
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Mongol Empire
The Mongol
Mongol
Empire
Empire
(Mongolian: Mongolyn Ezent Güren  listen (help·info); Mongolian Cyrillic: Монголын эзэнт гүрэн; [mɔŋɡ(ɔ)ɮˈiːŋ ɛt͡sˈɛnt ˈɡurəŋ]; also Орда ("Horde") in Russian chronicles) existed during the 13th and 14th centuries and wa
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