Urartu


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U•rar•tu

(ʊˈrɑr tu)

n.
an ancient kingdom near Lake Van in E Anatolia that flourished c900–600 b.c.
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By analysing both genetic and morphological data, the researchers found that the blotched snake (Elaphe Sauromates) actually included another species that they named Elaphe Urartica after the ancient kingdom of Urartu. A description of this new species of snake was published in the Peerj Scientific Journal.
Urartu, also known as the Kingdom of Van, was an ancient nation that spanned parts of modern day Turkey, Armenia and Iran.
he discusses control of the capital in Urartu: economic resources and movement of commodities, and the economic and administrative structure of the Urartian Kingdom.
In this context, among the activities, aim of which is the psychological, physiological, mental and sociological development of individual, swimming takes an important place (Urartu, 1995).
urartu (2n=2x=14, AA) and Aegilops speltoides (2n=2x=14, SS) or analogs, which produced teraploid T.
The structure of Urartu building was made of beams and columns with marquee beds; buildings had rectangular plans and hypostyle halls were the specifications of this architecture.
The name Ararat is similar to the name Urartu, which was an Iron Age kingdom centered around Lake Van.
The State Hermitage Museum of Russia is planning to publish studies of Urartu's history.
In his accession year, he marched northward against Urartu (Ararat).
He says his greatest influence is the philosophy of the author Zekharia Sitchin, who wrote about the birth of civilization in the areas where the people of Sumer, Mari, Urartu and Phoenicia lived, and about a missing 12th planet in the sky.