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Albania (Ancient kingdom)


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    • Кавказская Албания
    • Kavkazskai︠a︡ Albanii︠a︡
    • Albanii︠a︡ (Ancient kingdom)
    • Ran (Ancient kingdom)
    • Rani (Ancient kingdom)
    • Эретия
    • Ėretii︠a︡
    • Aran
    • Agvank
    • Caucasian Albania
    • Ereti
    • Gafgaz Albanii̐a
    • Aghuanitsʻ Ashkharh
    • Aghuankʻ
    • Aghvankʻ
    • Aluank
    • Qafqaz Albaniya
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      • found: Gei︠u︡shev, R. B. Khristianstvo v Kavkazskoĭ Albanii, 1984:t.p. (Kavkazskoĭ Albanii) p. 3 (gosudarstvo Albanii︠a︡; also named Ran in Syrian; Rani or Ėretii︠a︡ in Georgian; Aran in Arabic; Agvank in Armenian; and in sci. lit. Kavkazskai︠a︡ Albanii︠a︡) p. 146 (Caucasian Albania; existed 4th cent. B.C. to 8th cent. A.D.)
      • found: Bolʹsh. sov. ėnt︠s︡ikl., 3rd. ed.:v. 1, p. 391 (Albanii︠a︡ Kavkazskai︠a︡; ancient govt. in eastern Caucasus headed by a King; main city named Kabala)
      • found: Oxford class. dict., 1970:p. 34 (Albania (Caucasian); land adjacent to eastern Caucasus and western Caspian)
      • found: Webster's new geogr. dict., 1980:p. 24 (Albania; ancient country of east Caucasus region corresponding largely to Azerbaijan SSR and south Daghestan ASSR, USSR; and inhabited by Scythian tribesman)
      • found: Encyc. Brit., 1972 ed.:v. 1, p. 512 (Albania--ancient name of part of Azerbaijan SSR in eastern Caucasus; Albani were largely driven into Armenia by Khazars)
      • found: Nurii̐ev, A. B. Gafgaz Albanii̐asynyn shu̇shă ma'mulaty vă isteḣsaly tarikhi, 1981.
      • found: Movsēs, Kaghankatuatsʻi. Patmutʻiwn Aghuanitsʻ ashkharhi, 1983:t.p. (Aghuanitsʻ ashkharh) added t.p., etc. (Aluank; Aghvankʻ)
      • found: Girdiman tarixi, IV-IX äsrlär, 2010:page 447 (Girdiman contained Qabala = Kabala, the main city of Qafqaz Albaniya, as well as other important cities in Qafqaz Albaniya) p. 55-83 (a sketch of the major attempts to locate the territory of Girdiman in Azerbaijan)
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      • 1985-08-13: new
      • 2014-01-03: revised
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