Seljuq and Mongol-Tatar Invasions of Armenia

Seljuq and Mongol-Tatar Invasions of Armenia – Brief Chronology

After the fall of the Ani Kingdom, the Turkic Seljuq tribes invaded Armenia from Central Asia. They quickly inflicted a crushing defeat on the Byzantine Empire near Manazkert (1071), which marked the transition of the most of Armenia under the control of the Seljuqs. However, at the beginning of the 12th century, the state of …

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