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Tigranocerta (Greek: Τιγρανόκερτα): fortress and town in the northeast of Armenia. (To distinguish the site from the more famous Tigranocerta on the bank of the Nymphius, it is also called Tigranokert in Artsakh.)

This page was created on 20 May 2019.

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Limmu List (Middle Bronze Age)

Limmu List: list of Assyrian officials who gave their names to a given year. Two parts survive, one dealing with the reigns of Erišum I until Išme-Dagan I (twentieth until eighteenth century BCE) and one dealing with the years 858-699 BCE.

This page was created on 8 May 2019.

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ABC 1 (From Nabû-Nasir to Šamaš-šuma-ukin)

The Chronicle on the Reigns from Nabû-Nasir to Šamaš-šuma-ukin (ABC 1) is one of the historiographical texts from ancient Assyria and Babylonia. It deals with the resistance of an increasingly stronger Babylon, supported by Elam, against Assyria, beginning with the reign of the Babylonian king Nabû-Nasir (r.747-734) and culminating in the accessions of Aššurbanipal in Assyria and Šamaš-šuma-ukin in Babylonia in 668.

This page was created on 6 May 2019.

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Artaxata or Artaxiasata (Greek Ἀρτάξατα or ᾽Αρταξιάσατα): Hellenistic capital of Armenia (modern Khor Virap).

This page was created on 27 April 2019.

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