The Kingdom of Armenia: A History

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Psychology Press, 2001 - History - 350 pages
While the majority of contemporary works on Armenia concentrate on the modern era, The Kingdom of Armenia takes its beginning in the third century BC, with the ancient literate peoples of Mesopotamia who had commercial interests in the land of Armenia, and continues with a comprehensive overview through to the end of the Middle Ages.
 

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Contents

Chronology of the Ancient Near East
10
Preface
19
Introduction
21
Some milestones in the ancient history of the Near East
25
The Kingdom of Urartu
41
The Land of Armenia
43
The Lost Kingdom of Urartu
51
The rise of the Kingdom of Urartu
57
Trade commerce
117
Religion of Urartu
136
Art of Urartu
143
Military equipment costume
162
A brief review
169
The Kingdom of Armenia
175
Introduction
177
Early history
180

The first known king of Urartu
62
The first Vannic inscriptions
68
Ishpuini the Establisher 828810 BC Menua the Conqueror 810785
71
The Golden Age of Vannic power
81
UrartoAssyrian balance of power upset
85
Urartian military recovery
93
Urartu Assyria at peace
97
The last kings of Urartu
103
Towns buildings III
111
The Royal House of Ervand the Orontids
185
The Royal House of Artashes the Artaxiads
193
The Royal House of Arshak the Arsacids
216
The Kingdom of Armenia in Cilicia
242
Religion
259
Armenias wealth of ecclesiastical architecture
272
Notes
305
Bibliography
331
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M. Chahin lectured on the Ancient History of the Near East at the University of Bristol.

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