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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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Initial state formations in Azerbaijan

Aratta. Prominent Azerbaijani historian, professor Y.B.Yusifov on the ground of Shumerian-accadian and other sources proved that, first state formation in the territory of Azerbaijan was Aratta, which was shaped in South Azerbaijan in the first half of 3rd millennium BC. The territory of Aratta surrounded the territory from Urmia Lake …

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Tribal units

The collapse of the stage of primary communities and the shape of class society, occurring in various periods, in various forms in separate regions differed from one another for its characteristics, features and specialties too. World historiography refers the beginning of class society to the Iron Age but there are …

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Collapse of primitive communal system

Archaeological evidences witnessed to the essential advancements in economic and social life of tribes of Azerbaijan during the end of 2nd millennium and beginning of the 1st millennium BC. High development were reflected in metallurgy during the early Iron Age. During this period there were deepening the differences in economy …

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Azerbaijan in the Second World War

Beginning of the war. Azerbaijan in the annexationist plans of the struggled parties. Mobilization of forces of the people for reflection of aggression of an enemy. The international situation in 30 years has become much more complicated. The opportunities of continuation of struggle with peace ways behind world domination, behind …

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