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Countries south of the Caucasus in medieval maps Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan by Rouben Galichian

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Published by Printinfo Art Books, Gomidas Institute in Yerevan, London .
Written in English


  • Geography, Medieval -- Maps,
  • Armenia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800,
  • Georgia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800,
  • Azerbaijan -- Maps -- Early works to 1800,
  • Armenia -- Historical geography -- Maps,
  • Georgia -- Historical geography -- Maps,
  • Azerbaijan -- Historical geography -- Maps

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRouben Galichian
GenreMaps., Maps, Early works to 1800.
LC ClassificationsGA935.A7 G35 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21896543M
ISBN 101903656699
LC Control Number2008399951

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Mar 23,  · The book contains 82 maps where Armenia is depicted along with other countries of the region. "Countries South of the Caucasus in Medieval Maps - Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan" . Get this from a library! Countries south of the Caucasus in medieval maps: Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. [Rouben Galichian]. The Caucasus / ˈ k ɔː k ə s ə s / or Caucasia / k ɔː ˈ k eɪ ʒ ə / is an area situated between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and mainly occupied by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and is home to the Caucasus Mountains, including the Greater Caucasus mountain range, which has historically been considered a natural barrier between Eastern Europe and Western agabbayetassocies.comies: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, . Nov 10,  · Buy Countries South of the Caucasus in Medieval Maps: Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan First by Rouben Galichian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible Rouben Galichian.

South Slope proper: On the south side of the Caucasus the mountains fall quickly to the plains and there is only a small transition zone. The inhabitants were either Georgians with mountain customs or northern mountaineers who had moved south. The Svans were Georgian mountaineers. Dec 19,  · Book Language. English; Amazon Global Store. Countries of the Caucasus in Medieval Maps: Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. by Galichian and Rouben | Nov 1, Clash of Histories in the South Caucasus: Redrawing the Map of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Iran. by Galichian Rouben | Jan 1, The descendants of the Mediaeval Alans, a Scythic Iranian people, live in the north Caucasus today and are called Ossetes. Iranian cultural influences were strong among the Armenians, Georgians and other peoples of the Caucasus and many times in history large parts of this area were under Persian rule. The book intends to show that Armenia has been prominently displayed on all old and medieval maps. It also emphasizes the existence of the Iranian Province of Azerbaijan and the absence a country with such a name in the north of the Arax River and Iran, prior to .

His first book on this subject was Historic Maps of Armenia: The Cartographic Heritage (I. B. Tauris, London, ). The present volume is the result of his studies and research on medieval western and Islamic maps of the region south of the Caucasus. Rouben Galichian (Armenian: Ռուբեն Գալչյան) (born , Tabriz) is an independent London-based scholar and researcher specializing in historical maps of Armenia and the South Caucasus region.. Rouben Galichian has published many books and articles on the history and cartography of the first book entitled "Historic Maps of agabbayetassocies.comity control: BNF: cb (data), . Shows countries by area tints, capitals, and other major cities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "AI (G) " Includes note. About Central Asia and the Caucasus Region: Central Asia, also sometimes known as Middle Asia or Inner Asia, is a region in Asia east of the Caspian Sea, west of China, north of Afghanistan, and south of Russia. Historically Central Asia has been closely tied to its nomadic peoples and the Silk Road, once important trade routes across the Asian continent.