List of wars involving Armenia

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This is a list of wars, battles, and conflicts that Armenia or Armenians have been involved in.

Conflict Armenian side (and allies) Opponent Results
Kingdom of Armenia (331 BC–428 AD)
Armenian–Parthian War
(87-85 BCE)
Kingdom of Armenia ParthianCataphract.JPG Parthian Empire Victory
Third Mithridatic War
(73-66 BC)
Kingdom of Armenia
Kingdom of Pontus
Roman Republic Defeat
Pacorus I сampaigns against Rome
(51-38 BCE)
Kingdom of Armenia
ParthianCataphract.JPG Parthian Empire
Roman Republic Victory
  • The defeat of the Romans in the battle with the Parthians at Carrhae in 53 BC allowed Armenia regained lost earlier Tsopk and Armenia Minor
Armenia–Iberia War
(50-53 AD)
Kingdom of Armenia Kingdom of Iberia Victory
Roman–Parthian War
(58-63)
Kingdom of Armenia
ParthianCataphract.JPG Parthian Empire
Vexilloid of the Roman Empire.svg Roman Empire Stalemate
  • Armenia becomes allies with Rome
Battle of Rhandeia

(62)

Kingdom of Armenia
ParthianCataphract.JPG Parthian Empire
Vexilloid of the Roman Empire.svg Roman Empire Victory
Armenian–Sasanian War

(363–372)

Kingdom of Armenia
Vexilloid of the Roman Empire.svg Roman Empire
Sasanian Empire Victory
  • Shapur II recognized Pap as king of Armenia
  • Armenia defended their independence from Persia
Marzpanate Armenia (428–646)
Vartanantz War
(episode 1:450-451)
(episode 2:481-484)
House of Mamikonian Sasanian Empire Tactical victory
Principality of Armenia (645-884)
Battle of Varnakert
(702)
Principality of Armenia Ummayad Caliphate Victory
Battle of Bagrevand
(775)
Principality of Armenia Abbasid Caliphate Defeat
Battle of Karasounk
(863)
Principality of Armenia Abbasid Caliphate Victory
Kingdom of Armenia (885–1045)
Battle of Sevan
(924)
Kingdom of Armenia Sajid dynasty Victory
The invasion of the Byzantine Empire
(1042)
Kingdom of Armenia Byzantine Empire Victory
Armenian Principality of Cilicia(1080-1198)
Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia (1198–1375)
First Crusade
(1096-1099)
Holy Roman Empire
Kingdom of France
Duchy of Apulia
Byzantine Empire
Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia
Great Seljuq Empire
Danishmends
Fatimids
Almoravids
Abbasids
Victory
Second Crusade
(1145-1149)
Kingdom of Jerusalem
County of Tripoli
Principality of Antioch
Kingdom of France
Holy Roman Empire
Kingdom of Portugal
Kingdom of Castile
County of Barcelona
Kingdom of León
Kingdom of Denmark
Byzantine Empire
Kingdom of Cilicia
Kingdom of England
Kingdom of Poland
Seljuq Sultanate
Almoravids
Almohads
Zengids
Abbasids
Fatimids
Marginal Victory
  • Christian victory in Iberia and the Baltic
  • Muslim victory in the Holy Land
  • Crusaders capture Lisbon, Tortosa, Wagria, and Polabia
Wars between Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia and Byzantine Empire
(1145-1160)
Rubenid Flag.svg Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia Byzantine Empire Victory
  • Armenians inflicted a heavy defeat to the Byzantine army in the battle of Mamistra
  • The Byzantine Empire abandoned it's pretensions to the Armenian state
Third Crusade
(1189-1192)

Nizari Ismaili:
Christian opponents:
Victory
  • Treaty of Jaffa, the result of Crusader military victories and successful sieges.
Siege of Acre (1189–1191) Rubenid Flag.svg Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia
Royal Arms of England.svg Kingdom of England
Arms of the Kingdom of France (Ancien).svg Kingdom of France
Vexillum Regni Hierosolymae.svg Kingdom of Jerusalem

 Holy Roman Empire

Armoiries Bohémond VI d'Antioche.svg Principality of Antioch

Flag of Ayyubid Dynasty.svg Ayyubid dynasty Victory
Wars between Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia and Seljuks of Rum
(1257-1263)
Rubenid Flag.svg Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia Seljuqs Eagle.svg Sultanate of Rûm Victory
Siege of Baghdad (1258) Flag of the Mongol Empire.svg Mongol Empire Black flag.svg Abbasid Caliphate Victory
Siege of Aleppo (1260) Flag of the Mongol Empire.svg Mongol Empire

Rubenid Flag.svg Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia

Armoiries Bohémond VI d'Antioche.svg Principality of Antioch

Flag of Ayyubid Dynasty.svg Ayyubid dynasty Victory
Ninth Crusade
(1271-1272)
Arms of the Kings of France (France Ancien).svg Kingdom of France
Armoiries Chypre.svg Kingdom of Cyprus
Royal Arms of England.svg Kingdom of England
Armoiries Héthoumides.svg Kingdom of Cilicia
Mameluke Flag.svg Mamluks Defeat
  • Treaty of Caesarea
  • Crusader states collapsed
Battle of Wadi al-Khazandar
(1299)
Il-Khanate Flag.svg Mongol Ilkhanate
Rubenid Flag.svg Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia
Sakartvelo - drosha.svg Kingdom of Georgia
Mameluke Flag.svg Mamluk Sultanate Victory
First Republic of Armenia (1918–1920)
Caucasus Campaign
(World War I)

(1918)
Armenian National Council  Ottoman Empire Armistice
Armenian–Azerbaijani War
(1918–1920)
Armenia First Republic of Armenia Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Indecisive
Georgian–Armenian War
(1918)
Armenia First Republic of Armenia  Georgia Indecisive
Turkish–Armenian War
(1920)
Armenia First Republic of Armenia  Turkey
 Soviet Union
Defeat
Battle of Mountainous Armenia
(1921)
Armenia Mountainous Armenia  Soviet Union
 Turkey
Flag of Azerbaijan SSR (1920-1921).svg Azerbaijan SSR
Victory
Soviet Social Republic of Armenia (1920-1991)
World War II
(1939-1945)
 Soviet Union Flag of the German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany Victory
  • 500,000 Armenians fought in Soviet Army, 200,000 of whom perished.
  • 20,000 Armenians fought in the American Armed Forces
  • 10,000 Armenians fought in the French Armed Forces
Republic of Armenia (1991–)
Nagorno-Karabakh War
(1988–1994)
 Armenia
 Nagorno-Karabakh
 Azerbaijan
Victory

Peacekeeping missions[edit]

Mission Start-date End-date Location Troops deployed
NATO KFOR 2004 2012  Kosovo 70
MNF-I 2005 2008  Iraq 46
ISAF ISAF 2008 Ongoing  Afghanistan 130
UNIFIL UNIFIL 2014 Ongoing  Lebanon 33

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