Hovhannes Smbat

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Ani - History - Capital of The Bagratuni Kingdom
... Ani expanded rapidly during the reign of King Smbat II (977–989) ... The eldest son, Hovhannes Smbat (1020–41), gained control of Ani and his younger brother, Ashot IV (1020–40), controlled other parts of the Bagratuni ... Hovhannes-Smbat, fearing that the Byzantine Empire would attack his now weakened kingdom, made the Byzantine Emperor Basil his heir ...
Ashot IV Qadj - Life
... When his eldest brother Hovhanness-Smbat was enthroned as King of Armenia as the legal heir of the Bagratuni Dynasty as King of Armenia (King of Ani), Ashot was ... the power and dethroning the king Hovhannes-Smbat III in 1021 ... The concurrent rule of the two brother continued with Hovhannes-Smbat III ruling (1020–1040) and that of Ashot IV (1021–1039) ...