ALEXANDER V. AKOPYAN
I have been studying Islamic Numismatics since 2002. I am collecting Armenian coins as well as those Islamic ones that were struck in the territory of historical Armenia.
Toghether with Dr Aram Vardanyan we created project ICSHA (Islamic coins struck in historic Armenia). First volume just already published and maybe ordered:
Apart from the fields of my main scientific scope of research, I am also interested in the following topics:
I am also interested in the historical toponyms of Armenia. This encouraged me to start with a preparation of a comprehensive (where it possible) corpus of Arabic and Persian variants of toponyms relating to Armenia.
In memoriam A. A. Molchanov (1947–2010) In memoriam S. A. Yanina (1924–1977)