Greater Armenia

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English[edit]

Greater Armenia with Lesser Armenia to northwest.

Etymology[edit]

Called so to distinguish it from Lesser Armenia.

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Greater Armenia

  1. (historical) Ancient Armenian kingdom in the Armenian Highlands, stretching from Euphrates to Kura river, Caspian Sea and lake Urmia, and existing from 190 BCE to 428 CE.
    Traditionally divided into 15 provinces: Aghdznik, Artsakh, Ayrarat, Corduene, Gugark, Moxoene, Parskahayk, Paytakaran, Sophene, Syunik, Tayk, Turuberan, Upper Armenia, Utik, Vaspurakan.

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