Old Nautical Maps of the Black Sea Region with Armenia

Old Nautical Maps of the Black Sea Region with Armenia

Although the maps presented below were drawn in the 16th century, they all feature Armenia, which hasn’t yet existed as an autonomous state. Before the 16th century, the last independent Armenian country was the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, which fell in 1375. Taking this into account, the fact that the cartographers depicted Armenia as “Armenia” …

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