A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE MAPS OF ARMENIA
From ancient times and the Middle Ages Armenia was depicted on the World (the oikumene, or known World) maps and, particularly, maps of Western Asia as an independent state and later also as a country being partitioned between ajacent states. Thus the name of Armenia can be observed on maps for various historic periods as well as in the historical and geographical works covering the whole territory of the Armenian Highland. Following the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman Turkey in 1915-1923 Western Armenia and Cilician Armenia were divested of the indigenous Armenian population.
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