Day archives: October 17th, 2019

Gugark – One of the 15 Provinces of Ancient Armenia

Gugark – One of the 15 Provinces of Ancient Armenia

From the 2nd century BC, located in the upper reaches of the Kura River, Gugark has been one of the 15 provinces of Greater Armenia. Currently, this territory is located within modern Georgia, Turkey, and Armenia. According to Strabo, the region was taken away from the Iberians in the 170s BC by the Armenian king …