Smbataberd Fortress in Armenia

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 21 November 2017
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Smbataberd Fortress is an ancient and medieval fortress located near the village of Artabuynk, in Armenia. It was founded sometime in the 5th century CE and endured as a major fortress in southeastern Armenia until the Ottoman-Safavid Wars in the 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 Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 21). Smbataberd Fortress in Armenia. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7666/

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Wiener, James B. "Smbataberd Fortress in Armenia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 21, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7666/.

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Wiener, James B. "Smbataberd Fortress in Armenia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 21 Nov 2017. Web. 31 Oct 2020.

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