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Kinrick o Urartu

Ուրարտու

Արարատյան Թագավորություն
Biainili[1]

860 BC–590 BC
 

Urartu, 9t–6t centuries BC.
Caipital Arzashkun
Tushpa (after 832 BC)
Leid(s) Urartian
Proto-Armenian[2]
Releegion Polytheism
Government Monarchy
King
 − 858-844 Arame
 − 844-828 Sarduri I
 − 828-810 Ishpuini
 − 810-785 Menuas
 − 785-753 Argishti I
 − 753-735 Sarduri II
Historical era Iron Age, Prehistoric
 - Established 860 BC
 - Disestablished 590 BC

Urartu (Armenie: Ուրարտու‎ - Urartu, Assyrian: māt Urarṭu;[3] Babylonian: Urashtu), correspondin tae the biblical Kinrick o Ararat (Armenie: Արարատյան Թագավորություն‎) or Kinrick o Van (Armenie: Վանի Թագավորություն‎, Urartian: Biai, Biainili;[4]) wis an Iron Age kinrick centred aroond Loch Van in the Armenian Highlands.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Paul Zimansky, Urartian material culture as state assemblage, Bulletin of the American Association of Oriental Research 299, 1995, 105.
  2. Diakonoff, Igor M (1992). "First Evidence of the Proto-Armenian Language in Eastern Anatolia". Annual of Armenian Linguistics 13: 51–54. ISSN 0271-9800. 
  3. Eberhard Schrader, The Cuneiform inscriptions and the Old Testament (1885), p. 65.
  4. Hewsen, Robert H. (2000), ""Van in This World; Paradise in the Next" The Historical Geography of Van/Vaspurakan", in Hovannisian, Richard G.,  Armenian Van/Vaspurakan , Historic Armenian Cities and Provinces , Costa Mesa, California: Mazda Publishers , p. 13, OCLC 44774992