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Owerleukin veelage o Yervandashat.
Owerleukin veelage o Yervandashat.
Yervandashat Երվանդաշատ is located in Armenie
Yervandashat Երվանդաշատ
Coordinates: 40°06′53″N 43°40′15″E / 40.11472°N 43.67083°E / 40.11472; 43.67083
Marz (Province)Armavir
Foundit3rd century BCE
 • Total695
Time zoneUTC+4 ( )
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 ( )

Yervandashat (Armenie: Երվանդաշատ, Romanisit as Ervandashat; also kent as Kherbeklu or Kheyli-Begli) is a veelage in the Armavir Province o Armenie. The veelage haes a ruined basilica datit tae the 4t or 5t century an the Saunt Shushanik kirk o the 10t tae 17t century. Alang the main heich-gate leadin tae an frae the aurie are khachkar monuments.

Auncient Yervandashat[eedit | eedit soorce]

Juist ootside o the modren veelage are the ruins o auncient Yervandashat, a ceety foondit bi King Orontes IV (the last o the Orontid dynasty), in the 3rd century BCE. The auncient toun sits upon an escarpment overleukin the junction o the Arax River an Akhurian River. Accordin tae Movses Khorenatsi, Orontes foondit Yervandashat tae replace Armavir as his capital after Armavir had been left dry bi a shift o the Arax. The airchaeological steid haes no been subject o major research, but preliminarily, the fortifications an some remains o palaces hae been uncovered.

Auncient Yervandashat wis destroyed bi the airmy o the Persie King Shapur II in the 360s.

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