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Including Azerbaijan into the structure of The Sassanian Empire

One of the important phases in our native history can be considered the middle ages history, which continued approximately fifteen centuries. There were shaped and developed feudal relations, happened essential events that possessed decisive function in military – political, ethnic and religious life stock of Azerbaijan, as well as in …

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Ancient Albania

At the end of 4th and at the beginning of 3rd centuries there was established one more ancient state at the territory of Azerbaijan and several southern regions of Dagestan – Albania. Albania was bounder with Sarmatia in the North, Iberia in the West, Armenia in the South-West and with …

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The State of Atropatena

There occurred great changes in all territories of Macedonian rule after the death of Alexander the Great, as well as there was shaped the slavery state of Atropatena in the south of Azerbaijan. The territories of Atropatena boundaries with the river of Aras in the North, mountains of Lagros in …

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Azerbaijan as the part of the Akhamanid Empire

During the reign of Daria I various tribes settled in Azerbaijan areas at that period (kaspies, uties, myukies, mars and etc.) were under the subordination of Akhamani Empire and participated in Akhamani- Greek wars in the context of Akhamenids’ army. (Despite efforts by) The foreign policy of Ahamani empire more …

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Azerbaijan as part of the Median Empire

The motherland of medians (1st millennium BC) was located in the Southeast of Manna that is in the centre of Iran. The Media, which was in neighborhood with Manna, land of Gizilbunda that was mentioned for the first time in the Assyrian king Salmanasar III’s chronicle. There were mentioned the …

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Cimmerian – Scythian – Sakian Kingdom

At the beginning of the 7th century BC, there began wide settlement of Cimmerian, Scythian, Sakian tribes in the territory of Azerbaijan. Cimmerians were settled in the North Caucasus even in 8th century BC. Although their first settled motherland was western regions of North Caucasus, they extended in the territory …

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The State of Manna

Difficult socio-economic and social-political processes, happening at the end of 2nd millennium and at the beginning of 1st millenniums BC in the southern regions of Azerbaijan caused to major results that were preserved in the history of this territory. Even in the 9th century BC, there were existed the regions …

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