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Erzerum, the name of a province in northeastern Turkey, whose administrative capital is a city bearing the same name. This region, which the Armenians still call Karin, was part of Greater Armenia, and in some sources it is also given as Karana and Karnoi (Կարնո քաղաք Moses of Khoren [Movses Khorenatsi], 201; Pauly, 59/1924; Darkot, 341). In Armenian it can also be called Karnoi Kalak, and is also recorded as Kalak or Kalghak. Ac…

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Enayatollah Reza and Translated by Keven Brown, “Erzerum”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 07 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_036116>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180110

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