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История и политология

Publication date: 29.08.2017
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Eprikyan Armine Melsikovna , candidate of historical sciences , доцент
Armenian State Pedagogical University named after Kh. Abovyan , Armenia
Araratyan Tatev Kamoevna , студентка
National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia , Armenia

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

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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 dignity.