Hovhannes-Smbat of Ani

Hovhannes-Smbat of Ani

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hovhannes-Smbat was King of Ani (1020-1040). He was preceded by his father Gagik I of Ani (989-1020) but was eventually dethroned by Ashot IV Qadj (1021-1039).During the reign of Smbat III, an Armenian great feudal lord, David, who owned Taik (Tao) (Ispir and Olti) had, during his battles against the Muslims, gained a large area which stretched all the way to Manazkert. David was a subject of the Byzantine Empire and when he died his entire territory was occupied by Basil II.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135706624
  • 9786135706628