Armenian Commander Theodore Rshtuni

Armenian Commander Theodore Rshtuni

Theodore Rshtuni fought for the independence of Armenia from the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire and Sassanian Persia. He was appointed by the Arabs as the supreme ruler of Armenia, Iberia (Georgia), and Albania of the Caucasus. In 639, he became the prince of united Armenia and remained so until 643. In 641, Catholicos of All …

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