ՀԱՅՈՑ ՎԵՐՋԻՆ ԿԱՅՍՐՈՒԹԵԱՆ ԾՆՈՒՆԴԸ ԱՐԱԲԱԿԱՆ ԳԵՐԻՇԽԱՆՈՒԹԵԱՆ ՊԱՅՄԱՆՆԵՐՈՒՄ The Birth of the Last Armenian Empire in the Context of Arab Suzerainty

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Abstract

Arminiya constituted a part of the Arab Caliphate, which was decentralized in the mid-9th century. The state of Arminiya, which included Armenian, Georgian and Albanian lands, started taking shape as a super-state with a total area of 236,748 Sq.km. The author contests that this super-state was an Armenian Empire as it had brought forth imperial political space. As of 886 Armenian Empire included the kingdom of the Bagratids of Greater Armenia, the princedoms of the Bagratids, Artsrunids, and Sunids as well as the Arab Emirates and city emirates of the Zurarids, Kaysids, and Usmanids. It's included as well as the kingdoms and principalities of Kartli and Albania and the mountainous princedom of Kakheti Tsanars. The core of this Empire was the Bagratid kingdom in Greater Armenia. In fact, during the last years of Arminiya, the suzerainty of the Armenian Bagratid princes spread over all the Armenian, Georgian and Albanian principalities and Arab emirates. The authority of the Armenian kings of this Empire was d
Original languageArmenian
Pages (from-to)165-183
JournalHaigazian Armenological Review
Volume32
StatePublished - 2012

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