ISSN 1829-4618

ABOUT THE HISTORICAL SOURCES OF MOVSES KHORENATSI’S HISTORY

By: Kosyan Aram, Institute of Oriental Studies of NAS RA

In Armenological studies, both in Armenia and in abroad the history of the establishment of the Arshakid dynasty has been presented thoroughly. In this context the accession of Tiridates I, first Armenian Arshakid king, is elucidated in its full length due to detailed description of confrontation between the Parthian empire and Rome by Roman historians Tacitus and Dio Cassius, especially the journey to Rome where he received his crown from emperor Nero.

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