Abraam Erovantsi

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Abraam Erovantsi

 

Armenian 18th-century historian; author of History of the Wars of 1721–1736.

The work of Abraam Erevantsi is a valuable source for the study of the history of Transcaucasia and Iran. His eyewitness account of the heroic defense of Yerevan and its capture by the Turkish forces in 1724 is particularly impor tant. The book was first published in 1938 by the Armenian branch of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR; it was translated into Russian in 1939.

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