Battle of Ani – Heroes of Armenia

Battle of Ani – Heroes of Armenia Were, Are, and Will Be

In 1041 AD, Ashot IV and his elder brother Hovhannes-Smbat passed away. The capital city of the Kingdom of Armenia Ani was to be passed to the Byzantine Empire in accordance with the shameful Treaty of Trebizond. Thereby, the Byzantine Empire would gain control over Armenia. The lawful heir to the throne Gagik II, the …

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