Avariar, Battle of 451

Avariar, Battle of (451)


took place May 26 south of present-day Maku between the Sassinidian army and the rebelling Armenians, led by Vardan Mamikonian. Both sides suffered heavy losses, and the victory of Iran, whose army was three times the size of the Armenian one, was not decisive.


Eremian, S. T. “Narodno-osvoboditel’naia voina armian protiv persov v 450–451 gg.” Vestnik drevnei istorii, 1951, no. 4.