Araratyan Tatev Kamoevna

Place of work

National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia

Author's articles(1)

The role of catholic community in Nakhidjevan in the XVII–XVIII centuries



catholism penetrated into the province of Nakhijevan at the beginning of the XIV century by French and benediktyan religious men. Being situated in the trading crossroads of East and West it created a great Armenian catholic community and made deep influence on developing economic, political and cultural links in Nakhijevan region. In the middle of XVIII century a part of Armenian catholics living in Nakhijevan province adopted muslim religion, others moved away because of unstable governing system of Persian state, heavy taxes, absence of security for life and property and the violation of di...