Amberd Fortress

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 19 February 2018

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.



About the Author

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 its Communications Director.

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