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Summary

Artaxata

Class:

  • City
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Khor Virap

VIIth century church - rebuilded

Artashat, Museum

Museum with finds from the ancient Armenian capital Artaxata

Artashat, ancient bath.

Artashat, ancient bath.

Roman Rd Auraxa-Satala

Roman Rd Auraxa-Satala

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Artashat (Armenian: Արտաշատ); Hellenized as Artaxata (Greek: Ἀρτάξατα), was a large commercial city and the capital of ancient Armenia during the reign of king Artaxias I.

 

See:

  1. R. H. Hewsen, s.v.. "Artaxata" in: Encyclopædia Iranica 1986- http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/artaxata-gk