Eastern Armenia

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This article is about the historical region. For the Armenian dialect, see Eastern Armenian.

Eastern Armenia (Armenian: Արևելյան Հայաստան Arevelyan Hayastan) is a term used by Armenians to refer to the eastern parts of the Armenian Highlands, the traditional homeland of the Armenian people. Between the 4th and the 20th centuries, Armenia was partitioned several times and the terms Eastern Armenia and Western Armenia have been used to refer to its respective parts under foreign occupation or control. Although there has not been a defined line between the two.[1] The term has been used to refer to:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Adalian, Rouben Paul (2010). Historical Dictionary of Armenia. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. pp. 336–337. ISBN 978-0-8108-7450-3. 
  2. ^ Hacikyan, Agop Jack; Basmajian, Gabriel; Franchuk, Edward S.; Ouzounian, Nourhan (2000). The Heritage of Armenian Literature: From the Oral Tradition to the Golden Age 1. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. p. 168. ISBN 978-0-8143-2815-6.