Armenia's Smbataberd Fortress

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 21 November 2017
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Situated between a narrow mountain top, the Smbataberd Fortress (or "castle"), located in southeastern Armenia, is shielded by the Artabuynk and Yeghegis canyons in the west, south, and east. It flourished as a military fortress from the 5th-17th century CE.

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 21). Armenia's Smbataberd Fortress. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7667/armenias-smbataberd-fortress/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Armenia's Smbataberd Fortress." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 21, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7667/armenias-smbataberd-fortress/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Armenia's Smbataberd Fortress." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Nov 2017. Web. 29 Nov 2021.

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