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Armenian City of Erzerum

Journey Through Asia Minor, Armenia, and Koordistan in the Years 1813 and 1814

Author: John MacDonald Kinneir, Captain in the service of the Honourable East India Company, Town Major of Fort St. George
London, John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1818

Erzeroom, known by the name of Arze to the Byzantines, is the largest city in Armenia, situated in a fine plain about four or five miles south of the Elijak branch of the Euphrates. The houses are small and mean, in some places built of stone, and in others of mud and bricks dried in the sun; the windows being pasted with paper instead of glass. 

ArmenianԿարին, Karin is the historic name of this Armenian city in the Armenian Highlands. Part of Western Armenia. The photo above is taken in the city of Erzerum. 
 
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