Katranide I

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Katranide I
Կատրանիդե Ա
Bagratuni flag.svg
Bagratid Armenia
Reign885–890
Born825
DiedMashtots Hayrapet Church (Garni)
SpouseAshot the Great
IssueSmbat I
ReligionArmenian Apostolic Church

Katranide (Armenian: Կատրանիդե Ա, 9th century) was the first Queen of the Bagratid Kingdom and member of the Bagratuni Dynasty. She was the wife of the first Bagratuni king - Ashot the Great (885-890). Katranide is known for her khachkar (879), which is situated in Garni, Armenia.[1]

Little is known about her ancestors. Despite that, the names of their children and grandsons are known.

They had 4 sons and 3 daughters

Son/daughter title spouse children
Smbat king of Armenia (890-914) Ashot, Abas
Shapuh constable (sparapet) of Armenian army Ashot, one more son
Sahak prince
David prince
Sofya princess of Vaspurakan Grigor-Derenik Artsruni Ashot, Gurgen, Gagik
Mariam princess of Syunik Vasak Syuni Grigor, Sahak, Vasak
daughter princess Vahan Artsruni Gagik

Family tree[edit]

Ashot the Great
Ishkhanats ishkhan, sparapet
(855-885)
king of Armenia
(885-890)
Katranide I
Queen of Armenia
(885-890)
Smbat
king of Armenia
(890-914)
SahakDavid
(†902)
Shapuh
sparapet
(†912)
SofyaGrigor-Derenik
prince of Vaspurakan
(857-887)
daughterVahan ArtsruniMariam
(†914)
Vasak Syuni
prince of Syunik
(855-859)
Ashot
prince of Vaspurakan
(898-904)
Gagik
prince and king of Vaspurakan
(904-908, 908-943)
Gurgen
prince of Parskahayk
(904-925)
Grigor
prince of Syunik
(859-913)
SahakVasak
Ashot the Iron
king of Armenia
(914-928)
Sahakanuysh SevadaAbas
king of Armenia
(928-953)
Gagik
prince of Vaspurakan
(897-898)
sonAshot

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