Selected Writings of
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Studies in Christian Caucasian History
The Social Background of Christian Caucasia. I.
States and Dynasties of Caucasia in the Formative Centuries. II.
The Orontids of Armenia. III.
Iberia between Chosroid and Bagratid Rule. IV.
The Armeno-Georgian Marchlands. V.
"Armenia and Georgia"
"Armenia and Georgia" from The Cambridge Medieval History, vol. IV. The Byzantine Empire part I Chapter XIV.
Frequently Used Abbreviations.
"The Mamikonids and the Liparitids"
"The Mamikonids and the Liparitids" from Armeniaca (Venice, 1969), pp. 125-137.
"Caucasia and Byzantium"
"Caucasia and Byzantium" from the journal Traditio 27(1971), pp. 111-158.
(New York, 1971)
"On the Date of Pseudo-Moses of Chorene"
"On the Date of Pseudo-Moses of Chorene" from the journal Hande's Amso'reay (1961), columns 467-476. For a discussion of evidence for a 5th century date, see F. C. Conybeare's
"The Date of Moses of Khoren". Both articles may be downloaded in one .zip file here.
Toumanoff revisited some of the topics presented in the articles below in Studies in Christian Caucasian History; others are treated only in these articles.
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On the Relationship between the Founder of the Empire of Trebizond and the Georgian Queen Thamar, from Speculum, Vol. 15, No. 3 (Jul., 1940), pp. 299-312, in 15 pdf pages. File size: 1.5 MB.
Medieval Georgian Historical Literature (VIIth-XVth Centuries), from Traditio, Vol. 1 (1943), pp. 139-182, in 45 pdf pages. File size: 4.7 MB.
The Fifteenth-Century Bagratids and the Institution of Collegial Sovereignty in Georgia, from Traditio, Vol. 7 (1949-1951), pp. 169-221, in 57 pdf pages. File size: 5.5 MB.
Introduction to Christian Caucasian History I: The Formative Centuries (IVth-VIIIth), from Traditio, Vol. 15 (1959), pp. 1-106, in 107 pdf pages. File size: 10.1 MB.
Introduction to Christian Caucasian History II: States and Dynasties of the Formative Period, from Traditio, Vol. 17 (1961), pp. 1-106, in 107 pdf pages. File size: 9.1 MB.
Chronology of the Early Kings of Iberia, from Traditio, Vol. 25 (1969), pp. 1-33, in 34 pdf pages. File size: 2.6 MB.
Moscow the Third Rome: Genesis and Significance of a Politico-Religious Idea, from Catholic Historical Review, Vol. 40, No. 4 (Jan., 1955), pp. 411-447, in 38 pdf pages. File size: 4.6 MB.
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