Ashkharhatsuyts

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Ashkharatsuyts
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AuthorAnania Shirakatsi
Original titleԱշխարհացոյց
CountryArmenia
LanguageArmenian
SubjectGeography
Publication date
7th century[1][2]

Ashkharatsuyts or Ašxarhac′oyc′ (Աշխարհացոյց (traditional); Աշխարհացույց (reformed)), often translated as Geography in English sources, is an early Medieval Armenian illustrated book by Anania Shirakatsi. It is about the geography of Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, etc. Ashkharatsuyts is the oldest book in Matenadaran on geography.[3]

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  1. ^ Robert W. Thomson. Armenian Literary Culture through the Eleventh Century // The Armenian People From Ancient to Modern Times: The Dynastic Periods: From Antiquity to the Fourteenth Century / Edited by Richard G. Hovannisian. — St. Martin’s Press, 1997. — Vol. I. — P. 222
  2. ^ Nina Garsoïan. The Marzapane (428—652) // The Armenian People From Ancient to Modern Times: The Dynastic Periods: From Antiquity to the Fourteenth Century / Edited by Richard G. Hovannisian. — St. Martin’s Press, 1997. — Vol. I. — P. 115.
  3. ^ The Heritage: Geography Archived 2009-09-29 at the Wayback Machine. Matenadaran. Accessed October 28, 2009.