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Barda

E. R. Salmanov

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Town and regional centre in Azerbaijan. Located 20 km from the Kura River in Transcaucasia, it was the residence of the Sasanian governor-generals from the 5th to the 7th century AD and of the Albanian princes in the 7th century. In the 8th century it became the headquarters of the Arab governors in charge of the provinces of Arran and Armenia. It remained a large and flourishing town until the beginning of the 10th century

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