Day archives: June 15th, 2019

Cataphracts in The Armenian Heavy Cavalry

Cataphracts in The Armenian Heavy Cavalry

The Armenian Kingdom was located at the crossroads between Persia and Rome and therefore borrowed many military customs from both states. In the era of late antiquity, the Sassanids and the Roman Empire fought for the Armenian territory. The Armenian cavalry is also worth mentioning – opponents have been often surprised by the ability of …

Armenia in the 3rd Millennium BC

Armenia in the 3rd Millennium BC

Senior Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, Professor at the Department of History of Yerevan State University, and Candidate of Historical Sciences Artak Movsisyan in an afterword to his recently published work “Armenia in the 3rd millennium BC (according to written sources)” (Yerevan, …