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Shengavit – World History Encyclopedia

Shengavit - World History Encyclopedia

The Shengavit archaeological site is an ancient settlement occupied from c. 3500 – c. 2200 BCE and is located in a southern suburb of what is presently Yerevan, Armenia. The site is nearly 3 hectares (7 acres) in size – it was originally between 10-12 hectares (25-30 acres) – and lies 30 m (98 ft) above the banks …

Commander Hannibal and Artashes I, King of Armenia

Commander Hannibal and Artashes I, King of Armenia

It is reported that Hannibal, the famous Carthaginian, after the defeat of Antiochus under the Romans, coming to Artaxas, king of Armenia, instructed him in several necessary and useful things; who being taken with the pleasant and delightful situation of that place, then uncultivated and neglected, drew a model of a city for the same; …