Day archives: February 28th, 2019

The Ancient City of Artashat – Armenia

The Ancient City of Artashat - Armenia

A contemporary of Artashes, Greek historian Polybius called Artashes the “Lord of the greatest part of Armenia. Strabo confirmed: “Armenia has grown through the efforts of Artashes, and everyone in his state was monolingual, that is, Armenian-speaking.” This valuable information from Strabo indicates that Artashes managed to unite all the Armenian-speaking territories in one state. …