Aristakes Lastivertc'i's History (Hardcover)

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Aristakes Lastiverts'i was an eleventh century Armenian cleric and historian. His History was written between 1072 and 1079, and describes the events of 1000-1071, including information about Byzantine-Armenian relations, the Seljuk invasions, and the Tondrakian movement in the Armenian Church. The work opens with a poetic summary of the disasters befalling the Armenian people in the eleventh century. Subsequent chapters describe Byzantine attempts to subjugate the Armeno-Georgian district of Tayk' (1000 to 1022); conflicts and cooperation among Armenian and Georgian princes; and the Seljuk invasions from 1047 to the capture of the city of Ani (1064) and the Battle of Manzikert (1071).

This edition was translated into English by Robert Bedrosian.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781925937343
ISBN-10: 1925937348
Publisher: Sophene Pty Ltd
Publication Date: December 1st, 2020
Pages: 370
Language: English