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  • Alastair Millar
    Suren Ayvazyan of Yerevan University is writing to the Queen to demand the return of the treasury of the Kingdom of Cilicia, or Lesser Armenia, which was
    Message 1 of 1 , May 13, 2001
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      "" Suren Ayvazyan of Yerevan University is writing to the Queen to demand
      the return of the treasury of the Kingdom of Cilicia, or Lesser Armenia,
      which was overthrown by the Muslim Mameluke rulers of Egypt in 1375... King
      Levon VI signed an agreement depositing the Cilician treasury with King
      Richard II of England for safekeeping until his kingdom regained its
      independence, according to Professor Ayvazyan. ""

      (Watch the wrap on this link...)
      http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/monitoring/media_reports/newsid_13270
      00/1327345.stm

      Also, there's an interesting website at http://www.armenianhighland.com

      Cheers!

      Alastair

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      Alastair Millar, BSc(Hons)
      Consultancy and translation for the heritage industry
      e-mail: alastair@..., http://www.skriptorium.cz
      P.O.Box 685, CZ 111 21 Prague 1, Czech Republic
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