Caucasian Albania

An ancient region and kingdom south of Caucasus mountains, east of Armenia and west of the Caspian Sea.

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  • Caucasian Albania — This region should not be confused with modern day Albania in south eastern Europe.Caucasian Albania (in hy. Աղվանք = Aghvank V. Minorsky. Caucasica IV. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Vol. 15, No. 3 …   Wikipedia

  • Church of Caucasian Albania — Not to be confused with Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania. The Albanian Apostolic Church or the Church of Caucasian Albania was an ancient autocephalous[1] church under the religious jurisdiction of the Armenian Apostolic Church[2] that… …   Wikipedia

  • Israel (Bishop of Caucasian Albania) — Israel was the bishop of Caucasian Albania in the latter part of the seventh century. In 682 he led an unsuccessful delegation to convert Alp Iluetuer, the ruler of the North Caucasian Huns, to Christianity. Israel wrote about the customs of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Arsacid Dynasty of Caucasian Albania — The Arsacid Dynasty was the dynasty of Parthian origin, which ruled the kingdom of Caucasian Albania in the 1st 5th century A.D. They were a branch of the Parthian Arsacid dynasty and together with the Arsacid rulers of the neighboring Armenia… …   Wikipedia

  • Albania (satrapy) — Albania, or Ardhan in Parthian or Arran in Middle Persian as it was known in Persian, was a Caucasian satrapy [ [http://www.iranica.com/newsite/articles/v2f1/v2f1a035.html Gignoux. Aneran . Encyclopaedia Iranica . Text: The high priest Kirder,… …   Wikipedia

  • Albania — im 2. Jahrhundert v. Chr. Albania, (altgriechisch: Ἀλβανία, aserbaidschanisch: Albaniya, altarmenisch: Աղուանք; neuarmenisch: Աղվանք; transkribiert: Aghwank) auch kaukasisches Albania, ist die durch altgriechische und lateinische Aufzeichnungen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Albania (disambiguation) — Albania is an independent state on the Balkan Peninsula in south eastern Europe.Albania may also refer to:*Caucasian Albania, or Arran, an ancient kingdom in the area of modern day Azerbaijan **Albania (satrapy), the same area within the Iranian… …   Wikipedia

  • Albania (name) — The toponym Albania may indicate several different geographical regions: a country in the Balkans; an ancient land in the Caucasus; as well as Scotland, Albania being a Latinization of a Gaelic name for Scotland, Alba . This article will cover… …   Wikipedia

  • Albania (placename) — The toponym Albania may indicate several different geographical regions: a country in the Balkans; an ancient land in the Caucasus; as well as Scotland, Albania being a Latinization of a Gaelic name for Scotland, Alba. This article will cover… …   Wikipedia

  • Caucasian Iberia — This article is about the people of ancient Georgia. For the Iberians of ancient Iberian Peninsula, see Iberians .Iberia (Georgian mdash; იბერია, Latin: Iberia and Greek: polytonic|Ἰβηρία), also known as Iveria ( ka. ივერია), was a name given by… …   Wikipedia

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