The Tignis Fortress – Ayrarat, Greater Armenia

The Tignis Fortress – Ayrarat, Greater Armenia

The Tignis (Տիգնիս) fortress was located in the Shirak region of the Ayrarat province of Greater Armenia and has been known since the pre-Christian times. It is unknown when the fortress was built. In the 9th century, it was renovated by the kings of the Bagratuni dynasty as it was considered an important element of …

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