Amberd Fortress

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 19 February 2018
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The Amberd Fortress dates from the 7th century CE, and it is located on the slopes of Mount Aragats at an altitude of 2300 m (7546 ft)in the province of Aragatsotn, Armenia. Its name translates as "fortress in the clouds" in Armenian.

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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 Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, February 19). Amberd Fortress. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8148/amberd-fortress/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Amberd Fortress." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 19, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8148/amberd-fortress/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Amberd Fortress." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Feb 2018. Web. 13 Jun 2021.