Caucasian Albania

Caucasian Albania

Albania (Latin: Albānia, Greek: Ἀλβανία, Albanía, in Old Armenian: Աղուանք Ałuankʿ (Aguank), Parthian: Ardhan, Middle Persian: Arran; usually referred to as Caucasian Albania for disambiguation with the modern state of Albania; the native name for the country is unknown) is a name for the historical region of the eastern Caucasus, that existed on the territory of present-day republic of Azerbaijan (where both of its capitals were located) and partially southern Dagestan.

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... Caucasian Albanians are believed to be the earliest inhabitants of Azerbaijan ... Caucasian Albanians established a kingdom in the 1st century BCE and largely remained independent until the Sassanids made the kingdom a province in 252 CE ... Caucasian Albania's ruler, King Urnayr, officially adopted Christianity as the state religion in the 4th century CE, and Albania would remain a Christian state ...
Caucasian Albania in Azerbaijani Historiography
... The history of Caucasian Albania has been a major topic of Azerbaijani revisionist theories, which came under criticism in Western and Russian academic and ... rather bizarre argument has the strong political subtext that Nagorno Karabakh had in fact been Caucasian Albanian and that Armenians had no claim to it" "Buniatov’s ... transpired that the two articles he published in 1960 and 1965 on Caucasian Albania were direct plagiarism ...
Church Of Caucasian Albania
... The Albanian Apostolic Church or the Church of Caucasian Albania was an ancient independent autocephalous church ... from the 5th century to 1830 and was centered in Caucasian Albania, a region mostly located in present day Azerbaijan ... of Gandzasar served as the See of the Caucasian Albanian Catholicate, which continued to exist until 1828 (or 1836) when it was formally abolished by the Russian authorities ...
Church Of Caucasian Albania - Structure of The Church - Hierarchy
... The archbishop was considered the head of the Church of Caucasian Albania, and he had traditionally been ordained by the Armenian Catholicos until 590, when Caucasian Albania proclaimed ... Russia) had originally been chosen to be the See of the Church of Caucasian Albania ... However in 551, due to plundering raids of Khazars on Caucasian Albania, the seat of the archbishop was transferred to Partav ...
Azerbaijan–Italy Relations - History of Relations - Roman Azerbaijan
... Emperor Vespasian had sent the legion to support the allied kingdoms of Caucasian Iberia (Georgia) and Caucasian Albania (Azerbaijan) ... Caucasian Albania also signed a peace treaty with Roman Republic as Strabo attested. 1st century BC, the local tribes practiced polytheism but Christianity entered into Caucasian Albania in early 1st century ...