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    Armenian Rarities Collection The lands of the Armenians were for millennia located in Eastern Anatolia, on the Armenian Highlands, and into the Caucasus Mountain range. First mentioned almost contemporaneously by a Greek and Persian source in the 6th century BC, modern DNA studies have shown that the people themselves had already been in place for many millennia. Those people the world know as Armenians call themselves Hay...

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    Armenia. "10-91." Includes note and location map. "801952 (R00138)." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1991
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    Armenia. "802084 (R00138) 8-92." Includes note and location map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ARP
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1992
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    Armenia. "Base 802741AI (C00132) 8-02." Also shows primary administrative divisions. Also issued with shaded relief. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes note.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2002
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    Armenia. "Base 802742AI (C00132) 8-02." Relief shown by shading. Also shows primary administrative divisions. Also issued without shaded relief. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes note.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2002
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    Armenian S.S.R. Includes note and location map. "517273 2-75." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1975
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    Boundary between Turkey and Armenia : as determined by Woodrow Wilson, president of the United States of America "The disintegration of the Ottoman and Russian empires at the end of World War I gave birth to a number of new states. In May 1918, Eastern Armenia, formerly part of the Russian Empire, declared itself an independent republic. In April 1920, the victorious Allied Powers, dismantling the Ottoman Empire, directed that Western Armenia be attached to the new republic and appointed U.S. President...
    • Contributor: United States. Department of State - Geological Survey (U.S.). Topographic Branch - Wilson, Woodrow - Martin, Lawrence
    • Date: 1920
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    New Persia, Armenia, Anatolia and Arabia.
    Nova Persiæ, Armeniæ, Natoliæ, et Arabiæ
    This highly decorative map of the Middle East is by the Dutch engraver, publisher, and map seller Frederick de Wit (1629 or 1630-1706). It was published in Amsterdam in about 1666. The map covers the regions from present-day Turkey and Egypt to Afghanistan and the Arabian Peninsula, the Red Sea, the Nile River, Cyprus, Asia Minor, the Gulf of Aden, Armenia, the Caspian Sea,...
    • Contributor: Wit, Frederik De - Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1666
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Major Muslim ethnic groups in Armenia, Iran, and the Islamic Commonwealth states. "5-92." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. "725015 (R00108)."
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1992
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    Erewani hatakagitsě 1920 tʻ.
    Plan of Yerevan 1920 / drawn by M. Astvadzaturean
    "The modern city of Yerevan dates its origins to the founding of the fortress of Erebuni in 782 BC. It has been inhabited continuously ever since, and its citizens delight in pointing out that their city is older than Rome. Yerevan, however, remained a relatively small city until after the Russian conquest of the Caucasus in the early 19th century. It later became the...
    • Contributor: Astuatsaturean, M.
    • Date: 1920
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    Hayastani Sotsʻialistakan Khorhdayin Hanrapetutʻyan kartēz Wall map originally issued with rods at top and bottom to facilitate hanging/rolling. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Depths shown by contours and gradient tints. Gift; Roger and Julie Kulhanjian Strauch (Madison Council); October 2014. Printed in NW/NE/SW/SE segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, rubber-stamped, upper left corner of map torn away, mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes, statistical table for...
    • Contributor: Avdalbegyan, Kh.
    • Date: 1932
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    Amerika, ěst nor ashkharhagrakan znnutʻeantsʻ : pʻoragreal i Vēnētik i Vans Srboyn Ghazaru i tʻuis merum 1236, 1787. "In 1717 a young Armenian Catholic priest, Mekhitar Sebastatsi (Mekhitar of Sebastia [present-day Sivas, in Turkey], 1676-1749) founded a Benedictine Armenian Catholic monastery on the island of San Lazzaro in Venice. Mekhitar wrote and published several works that became sources of inspiration and intellectual renewal throughout the centuries that followed. The monastery became a center for Armenian learning and publishing. Among the many works...
    • Contributor: Endasian, Elia - Mkhitʻarean Miabanutʻiwn I Venetik
    • Date: 1787
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    Asia, ěst nor ashkharhagrakan znnutʻeantsʻ : pʻoragreal i Vēnētik i Vans Srboyn Ghazaru i tʻuis merum 1236. "In 1717 a young Armenian Catholic priest, Mekhitar Sebastatsi (Mekhitar of Sebastia [present-day Sivas, in Turkey], 1676-1749) founded a Benedictine Armenian Catholic monastery on the island of San Lazzaro in Venice. Mekhitar wrote and published several works that became sources of inspiration and intellectual renewal throughout the centuries that followed. The monastery became a center for Armenian learning and publishing. Among the many works...
    • Contributor: Endasian, Elia - Vankʻ Srboyn Ghazaru (Venice, Italy)
    • Date: 1787
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    Pontos, Sew tsov Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ports, inlets, cities, and other geographical features. Armenian and Ottoman Turkish. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1820
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    Eastern Turkey and vicinity. "802819AI (C00162) 8-02." Also covers extensive adjacent regions including Cyprus, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Also issued with shaded relief. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes note.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2002
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    Afrika, ěst nor ashkharhagrakan znnutʻeantsʻ : pʻoragreal i Vēnētik i Vans Srboyn Ghazaru i tʻuis merum 1235. Relief shown pictorially. Selected animals and points of interest shown pictorially. In Armenian. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes ill. in title cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined at center (as if removed from atlas). Vault Acquisitions control no.: 99-101
    • Contributor: Endasian, Elia - Vankʻ Srboyn Ghazaru (Venice, Italy)
    • Date: 1786
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    Europia, ěst nor ashkharhagrakan znnutʻeantsʻ : pʻoragreal i Vēnētik i Vans Srboyn Ghazaru i tʻuis merum 1235. Relief shown pictorially. In Armenian. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes ill. in title cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined at center (as if removed from atlas). Vault Acquisitions control no.: 99-103
    • Contributor: Endasian, Elia - Vankʻ Srboyn Ghazaru (Venice, Italy)
    • Date: 1786
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    Eastern Turkey and vicinity. Relief shown by shading. "802820AI (C00162) 8-02." Also covers extensive adjacent regions including Cyprus, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Also issued without shaded relief. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes note.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2002
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    Carte de l'Arménie, Géorgie et pays voisins. Regional map with relief shown pictorially. Title from cartouche in map area. Prime meridian: Paris. LC copy imperfect: Removed from atlas, rubber-stamped, annotated in lower margin in lead-pencil: Le Petit Maritime Atlas. 1764. Bellin. Sheet removed from J.N. Bellin's atlas: Le petit atlas maritime, 1764 (LC classification: G1059.B45 1764 Vault). Sheet number in upper margin: Tome III, No. II. Includes embellished title cartouche. Available...
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1764
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    Republic of Turkey = Türkiye Cumhuriyeti.
    Türkiye Cumhuriyeti
    General reference map. "802565AI (R02494) 7-02." Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers extensive adjacent regions including Cyprus, Lebanon, Syria, Georgia, and Armenia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes, comparative areas map, location map, and col. ill. of flag. Insets: Aegean dispute -- Kurdish areas -- Tigris...
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2002
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    Persia, or the Safavid Kingdom.
    Persia sive Sophorum Regnum
    This decorative and detailed map of Persia is by Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571-1638), a Dutch cartographer, globe maker, and publisher. Blaeu trained with the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe and began producing maps and charts in the early years of the 17th century. In 1633 he became the official cartographer for the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC--Dutch East India Company). Blaeu is best known for his...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1635
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Verschiedene propspecte der vornemsten stadten in Persien "This map by the Nuremberg engraver and publisher Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724) features 15 aerial views of cities in Persia (present-day Iran), Afghanistan, southern Russia, eastern Turkey, and the Caucasus region. Beneath each city portrait is a number or letter key indicating the most important points in each city, including city gates and walls, bodies of water, royal palaces, and markets. The cities depicted...
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1762
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    "The Daily Telegraph" War Map of Egypt and the Near East (Number 6). This general map of the Middle East was published in London 1918. It shows Anatolia, Egypt, and the Arabian Desert. Despite the title, it is not focused on the region as a theater of battle. The political borders shown on the map are vague, except for the eastern border of Egypt and the Iranian and Russian frontiers. The map was issued at the end...
    • Contributor: The Daily Telegraph - Gross, Alexander
    • Date: 1918
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    New and Accurate Map of Arabia, Asian Turkey, etc..
    Nieuwe en naukeurige kaart van Arabien Asiatisch Turkyen enz
    Emanuel Bowen (circa 1694-1767) enjoyed great renown as a cartographer, engraver, and publisher of maps. His prolific output and ability was recognized to such an extent that he was official engraver both to King George II of Great Britain and to King Louis XV of France. The map presented here was created and first engraved by Bowen, and it appeared in several of his...
    • Contributor: Jagen, Jan Van - Bowen, Emanuel - Bachiene, Willem Albert
    • Date: 1769
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Colton's Persia, Arabia, Et cetera.
    Persia, Arabia &c.
    This map showing the Arabian Peninsula, Persia (present-day Iran), Afghanistan, and Baluchistan (present-day Iran and Pakistan) was published in 1855 by the G.W. and C.B. Colton and Company of New York. Coloring is used to indicate borders and certain provinces or settled areas. The map shows cities, mountains, and roads, and includes some notes on topographical features. The old Qatari city of Al Zabara...
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Company - Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth)
    • Date: 1855
    • Resource: - 2 pages

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