Mamikonian Dynasty Timeline

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  • c. 387 CE
    Roman emperor Theodosius I and Shapur III of Persia agree to formally divide Armenia between the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire and the Sasanian Empire.
  • c. 410 CE - c. 490 CE
    Life of the Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi.
  • c. 428 CE - 652 CE
    Persia rules one half of Armenia as the Marzpanate, that is with marzpan viceroys.
  • c. 439 CE
    Mamikonian prince Hamazasp marries Sahakanyush and so unifies the estates of the Mamikonians and descendants of Saint Gregory the Illuminator.
  • 451 CE
    Battle of Avarayr between Armenian forces and those of the Sasanian Empire.
  • 484 CE
    The Treaty of Nvarsak is signed between Persia and Armenia giving the latter a greater political autonomy and freedom of religious thought.
  • 485 CE
    Vahan Mamikonian is made marzpan of Armenia.
  • c. 554 CE
    The Council of Dvin declares the Armenian Church’s adherence to the doctrine of monophysitism.
  • 627 CE
    Byzantine emperor Heraclius wins a crushing victory over the Persian army at Nineveh.
  • 640 CE - 650 CE
    The Umayyad Caliphate conquers Armenia.
  • 651 CE
    Arab Umayyad Caliphate conquers the Sasanian Empire.
  • 701 CE
    Armenia is formally annexed as a province of the Umayyad Caliphate.

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387 CE: Roman emperor Theodosius I and Shapur III of Persia agree to formally divide Armenia between the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire and the Sasanian Empire.
 
 
410 CE - 490 CE: Life of the Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi.
 
 
428 CE - 652 CE: Persia rules one half of Armenia as the Marzpanate, that is with marzpan viceroys.
 
 
439 CE: Mamikonian prince Hamazasp marries Sahakanyush and so unifies the estates of the Mamikonians and descendants of Saint Gregory the Illuminator.
 
 
451 CE: Battle of Avarayr between Armenian forces and those of the Sasanian Empire.
 
 
484 CE: The Treaty of Nvarsak is signed between Persia and Armenia giving the latter a greater political autonomy and freedom of religious thought.
 
 
485 CE: Vahan Mamikonian is made marzpan of Armenia.
 
 
554 CE: The Council of Dvin declares the Armenian Church’s adherence to the doctrine of monophysitism.
 
 
627 CE: Byzantine emperor Heraclius wins a crushing victory over the Persian army at Nineveh.
 
 
640 CE - 650 CE: The Umayyad Caliphate conquers Armenia.
 
651 CE: Arab Umayyad Caliphate conquers the Sasanian Empire.
 
 
701 CE: Armenia is formally annexed as a province of the Umayyad Caliphate.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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