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Kinrick o Urartu

Biainili[1]
860 BC–590 BC
Urartu, 9t–6t centuries BC
Urartu, 9t–6t centuries BC
CaipitalArzashkun
Tushpa (efter 832 BC)
Common leidsUrartian
Hurrian
Proto-Armenian[2]
GovrenmentMonarchy
• 858-844
Aramu
• 844-828
Sarduri I
• 828-810
Ishpuini
• 810-785
Menua
• 785-753
Argishti I
• 753-735
Sarduri II
Historical eraAirn Age, Prehistoric
• Established
860 BC
• Disestablished
590 BC
Succeedit bi
Median Empire
Satrapy of Armenia
The day pairt o Armenie
 Azerbaijan
 Georgie
 Iran
 Iraq
 Turkey

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 Airn Age kinrick centred aroond Loch Van in the Armenie Hielands.

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