MAIASP. 2019. No. 11

N.N. Bolgov (Belgorod, Russia)

Book Review:

Harutyunyan A.Zh. 2019. The capital of Great Armenia is Tigranakert in the context of the Armenian-Roman-Middle Eastern interstate relations (296301). Rostov-on-Don; Taganrog: SFU

DOI: 10.24411/2713-2021-2019-00021 

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Pages: 649653

The review analyzes the new monograph of A.Zh. Harutyunyan, firmly integrated into the Russian anti-history community. She continues the authors many years of research in the field of historical geography and interstate relations in antiquity in the context of the history of Armenia. At the center of attention of the book is a key moment in ancient Armenian history the turn of the 3rd 4th centuries. A.Zh. Harutyunyan connects the change in the geopolitical situation in the Middle East with the adoption of Christianity in Armenia. This conclusion is new, important and fully substantiated.

Key words: review, Ancient Armenia, international relations, Tigranakert, Middle East, Rome, Iran.

Received December 12, 2019

Accepted for publication December 29, 2019

About the author:

Bolgov Nikolai Nikolayevich (Belgorod, Russia). Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of General History of the Historical and Philological Faculty of Belgorod State National Research University (NRU BelSU)

E-mail: bolgov@bsu.edu.ru