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Armenia (Armīniya), a landlocked mountainous country in the southern Caucasus region of Eurasia, lying between Anatolia to the west, Georgia to the north, Ādharbāyjān (Azerbaijan) to the east, and the Mesopotamian plains (including Iran) to the south. The history of Armenia prior to the Arab conquest…

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Ahmad Pakatchi and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Armenia”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0296>
First published online: 2015

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