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Encyclopedia > Ruben II of Armenia

Ruben II of Armenia (c. 11651170) was Lord of the Mountains 1169–1170. He was the son of Thoros II of Armenia. Events November 23 - Pope Alexander III enters Rome. ... Events December 29: Assassination of Thomas Beckett, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury cathedral Eleanor of Aquitaine leaves the court of Henry II because of a string of infidelities. ... Armenian Cilicia and Crusader States Cilicia The Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia (sometimes referred to as Armenia Minor or Lesser Armenia) was a state formed in the Middle Ages by Armenian refugees fleeing the Seljuk invasion of Armenia. ... Events Nur ad-Din invades Egypt, and his nephew Saladin becomes the sultan over the territory conquered by Nur ad-Din. ... Thoros II of Armenia (died 1169) was prince of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1144 to 1169. ...


Upon his father's death, he was placed in the care of his first cousin, the Regent Thomas. His uncle Mleh entered the kingdom at the head of an army from Aleppo. Thomas fled to Antioch and left Ruben in the care of the Catholicos St. Nerses IV at Hromgla, but was murdered by agents of Mleh in 1169, and the young Ruben a year later. Mleh of Armenia (died 1175) was prince of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1170 to 1175. ... Old Town Aleppo viewed from the Citadel Aleppo is also the name of two townships in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... The Principality of Antioch, including parts of modern-day Turkey and Syria, was one of the crusader states created during the First Crusade. ... This is a list of Armenian Catholicoi of Cilicia. ... The Qalat ar-Run was a powerful fortress on the river Euphrates, 50 km northeast of Gaziantep, Turkey. ...


Upon Ruben's death, Mleh became Lord of the Mountains.



Preceded by:
Thoros II
Lord of the Mountains
1169–1170
Succeeded by:
Mleh


Thoros II of Armenia (died 1169) was prince of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1144 to 1169. ... Armenian Cilicia and Crusader States Cilicia The Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia (sometimes referred to as Armenia Minor or Lesser Armenia) was a state formed in the Middle Ages by Armenian refugees fleeing the Seljuk invasion of Armenia. ... Mleh of Armenia (died 1175) was prince of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1170 to 1175. ...


Bibliography

  • T.S.R. Boase, editor. The Cilician Kingdom of Armenia. Scottish Academic Press, 1978.

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In the north Armenia borders on Georgia, in the east on Azerbaijan, in the west and south-west on Turkey and Azerbaijan, and in the south it borders on Iran.
Armenia's geographical co-ordinates are as follows: 38.50 degrees of latitude north of the equator in the south; 41.20 degrees of latitude north of the equator in the north; 43.30 degrees of longitude east of the Greenwich meridian in the west; and 46.00 degrees of longitude east of the Greenwich meridian in the east.
Armenia is situated in the subtropical belt among the ranges of the central part of the Minor Caucasus.
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