Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
 

Mount Imeon

Index Mount Imeon

Mount Imeon is an ancient name for the Central Asian complex of mountain ranges comprising the present Hindu Kush, Pamir and Tian Shan, extending from the Zagros Mountains in the southwest to the Altay Mountains in the northeast, and linked to the Kunlun, Karakoram and Himalayas to the southeast. [1]

51 relations: Academician, Alay Mountains, Altai Mountains, Anania Shirakatsi, Ancient history, Ancient Rome, Antarctica, Aria (region), Armenia, Armenian language, Badakhshan, Balkh, Bulgars, Caucasus Mountains, Central Asia, China, Egypt, Fergana Valley, Hephthalite Empire, Herat, Himalayas, Hindu Kush, Imeon Range, India, Karakoram, Kashgar, Khwarezm, Kunlun Mountains, Lapis lazuli, Marco Polo, Massagetae, Mesopotamia, Movses Khorenatsi, Nomad, Northern Silk Road, Pamir Mountains, Ptolemy, Republic of Venice, Roof of the World, Sar-i Sang, Silk Road, Smith Island (South Shetland Islands), South Shetland Islands, Suren Yeremian, Tashkurgan Town, Tian Shan, Vanand, Wakhan Corridor, Xionites, Yarkant County, ..., Zagros Mountains. Expand index (1 more) »

Academician

An academician is a full member of an artistic, literary, or scientific academy.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Academician · See more »

Alay Mountains

The Alay or Alai Mountains (Алай тоо кыркасы; Алайский хребет) constitute a mountain range that extends from the Tien Shan mountain range in Kyrgyzstan west into Tajikistan.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Alay Mountains · See more »

Altai Mountains

The Altai Mountains (also spelled Altay Mountains; Altai: Алтай туулар, Altay tuular; Mongolian:, Altai-yin niruɣu (Chakhar) / Алтайн нуруу, Altain nuruu (Khalkha); Kazakh: Алтай таулары, Altai’ tay’lary, التاي تاۋلارى Алтайские горы, Altajskije gory; Chinese; 阿尔泰山脉, Ā'ěrtài Shānmài, Xiao'erjing: اَعَرتَىْ شًامَىْ; Dungan: Артэ Шанмэ) are a mountain range in Central and East Asia, where Russia, China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan come together, and are where the rivers Irtysh and Ob have their headwaters.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Altai Mountains · See more »

Anania Shirakatsi

Anania Shirakatsi (Anania Širakac'i, Անանիա Շիրակացի; 610–685 AD), also known as Ananias of Shirak or Širak) was an Armenian philosopher, mathematician, astronomer, geographer and alchemist. His most famous works are Ashkharatsuyts (Geography) and Cosmography and the Calendar. Robert H. Hewsen describes him as "Armenia's First Scientist".

New!!: Mount Imeon and Anania Shirakatsi · See more »

Ancient history

Ancient history is the aggregate of past events, "History" from the beginning of recorded human history and extending as far as the Early Middle Ages or the post-classical history.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Ancient history · See more »

Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Ancient Rome · See more »

Antarctica

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Antarctica · See more »

Aria (region)

Aria (Ἀρ(ε)ία Ar(e)ía, آريا; Latin Aria, representing Old Persian. Haraiva, Avestan Haraeuua) is the name of an Achaemenid region centered on the Herat city of present-day western Afghanistan.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Aria (region) · See more »

Armenia

Armenia (translit), officially the Republic of Armenia (translit), is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Armenia · See more »

Armenian language

The Armenian language (reformed: հայերեն) is an Indo-European language spoken primarily by the Armenians.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Armenian language · See more »

Badakhshan

Badakhshan (Pashto/بدخشان, Badaxšân; Бадахшон, Badaxşon;;, Dungan: Бадахәшон, Xiao'erjing: بَا دَا کْ شًا, Ming dynasty era Chinese name- 巴丹沙) is a historic region comprising parts of what is now northeastern Afghanistan and southeastern Tajikistan.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Badakhshan · See more »

Balkh

Balkh (Pashto and بلخ; Ancient Greek and Βάχλο Bakhlo) is a town in the Balkh Province of Afghanistan, about northwest of the provincial capital, Mazar-e Sharif, and some south of the Amu Darya river and the Uzbekistan border.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Balkh · See more »

Bulgars

The Bulgars (also Bulghars, Bulgari, Bolgars, Bolghars, Bolgari, Proto-Bulgarians) were Turkic semi-nomadic warrior tribes that flourished in the Pontic-Caspian steppe and the Volga region during the 7th century.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Bulgars · See more »

Caucasus Mountains

The Caucasus Mountains are a mountain system in West Asia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the Caucasus region.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Caucasus Mountains · See more »

Central Asia

Central Asia stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Central Asia · See more »

China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

New!!: Mount Imeon and China · See more »

Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Egypt · See more »

Fergana Valley

The Fergana Valley (alternatively Farghana or Ferghana; Farg‘ona vodiysi, Фарғона водийси, فەرغانە ۉادىيسى; Фергана өрөөнү, Ferğana öröönü, فەرعانا ۅرۅۅنۉ; Водии Фарғона, Vodiyi Farğona / Vodiji Farƣona; Ферганская долина, Ferganskaja dolina; وادی فرغانه., Vâdiye Ferqâna; Фыйрганна Пенды, Xiao'erjing: فِ عَر قًا نَ پٌ دِ) is a valley in Central Asia spread across eastern Uzbekistan, southern Kyrgyzstan and northern Tajikistan.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Fergana Valley · See more »

Hephthalite Empire

The Hephthalites (or Ephthalites) were a people of Central Asia who were militarily important circa 450–560.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Hephthalite Empire · See more »

Herat

Herat (هرات,Harât,Herât; هرات; Ἀλεξάνδρεια ἡ ἐν Ἀρίοις, Alexándreia hē en Aríois; Alexandria Ariorum) is the third-largest city of Afghanistan.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Herat · See more »

Himalayas

The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Himalayas · See more »

Hindu Kush

The Hindu Kush, also known in Ancient Greek as the Caucasus Indicus (Καύκασος Ινδικός) or Paropamisadae (Παροπαμισάδαι), in Pashto and Persian as, Hindu Kush is an mountain range that stretches near the Afghan-Pakistan border,, Quote: "The Hindu Kush mountains run along the Afghan border with the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan".

New!!: Mount Imeon and Hindu Kush · See more »

Imeon Range

Imeon Range (Хребет Имеон, ‘Hrebet Imeon’ \'hre-bet i-me-'on\) is a mountain range occupying the interior of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Imeon Range · See more »

India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

New!!: Mount Imeon and India · See more »

Karakoram

The Karakoram, or Karakorum is a large mountain range spanning the borders of Pakistan, India, and China, with the northwest extremity of the range extending to Afghanistan and Tajikistan.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Karakoram · See more »

Kashgar

Kashgar is an oasis city in Xinjiang, People's Republic of China.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Kashgar · See more »

Khwarezm

Khwarezm, or Chorasmia (خوارزم, Xvârazm) is a large oasis region on the Amu Darya river delta in western Central Asia, bordered on the north by the (former) Aral Sea, on the east by the Kyzylkum desert, on the south by the Karakum desert, and on the west by the Ustyurt Plateau.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Khwarezm · See more »

Kunlun Mountains

The Kunlun Mountains (Хөндлөн Уулс, Khöndlön Uuls) are one of the longest mountain chains in Asia, extending more than.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Kunlun Mountains · See more »

Lapis lazuli

Lapis lazuli, or lapis for short, is a deep blue metamorphic rock used as a semi-precious stone that has been prized since antiquity for its intense color.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Lapis lazuli · See more »

Marco Polo

Marco Polo (1254January 8–9, 1324) was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer, born in the Republic of Venice.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Marco Polo · See more »

Massagetae

The Massagetae, or Massageteans, were an ancient Eastern Iranian nomadic confederation,Karasulas, Antony.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Massagetae · See more »

Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia is a historical region in West Asia situated within the Tigris–Euphrates river system, in modern days roughly corresponding to most of Iraq, Kuwait, parts of Northern Saudi Arabia, the eastern parts of Syria, Southeastern Turkey, and regions along the Turkish–Syrian and Iran–Iraq borders.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Mesopotamia · See more »

Movses Khorenatsi

Movses Khorenatsi (ca. 410–490s AD; Խորենացի,, also written as Movsēs Xorenac‘i and Moses of Khoren, Moses of Chorene, and Moses Chorenensis in Latin sources) was a prominent Armenian historian from the period of Late Antiquity and the author of the History of Armenia.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Movses Khorenatsi · See more »

Nomad

A nomad (νομάς, nomas, plural tribe) is a member of a community of people who live in different locations, moving from one place to another in search of grasslands for their animals.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Nomad · See more »

Northern Silk Road

The Northern Silk Road is a prehistoric trackway in northern China originating in the early capital of Xi'an and extending north of the Taklamakan Desert to reach the ancient kingdoms of Parthia, Bactria and eventually Persia and Rome.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Northern Silk Road · See more »

Pamir Mountains

The Pamir Mountains, or the Pamirs, are a mountain range in Central Asia at the junction of the Himalayas with the Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, Hindu Kush, Suleman and Hindu Raj ranges.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Pamir Mountains · See more »

Ptolemy

Claudius Ptolemy (Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος, Klaúdios Ptolemaîos; Claudius Ptolemaeus) was a Greco-Roman mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Ptolemy · See more »

Republic of Venice

The Republic of Venice (Repubblica di Venezia, later: Repubblica Veneta; Repùblica de Venèsia, later: Repùblica Vèneta), traditionally known as La Serenissima (Most Serene Republic of Venice) (Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia; Serenìsima Repùblica Vèneta), was a sovereign state and maritime republic in northeastern Italy, which existed for a millennium between the 8th century and the 18th century.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Republic of Venice · See more »

Roof of the World

Roof of the World is a metaphoric description of the high region in the world, also known as "High Asia".

New!!: Mount Imeon and Roof of the World · See more »

Sar-i Sang

Sar-i Sang (or Sar-e Sang) is a settlement in the Kuran Wa Munjan District of Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan, famous for its ancient lapis lazuli mines producing the world's finest lapis.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Sar-i Sang · See more »

Silk Road

The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes that connected the East and West.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Silk Road · See more »

Smith Island (South Shetland Islands)

Smith Island is long and wide, lying west of Deception Island in the South Shetland Islands of the British Antarctic Territory.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Smith Island (South Shetland Islands) · See more »

South Shetland Islands

The South Shetland Islands are a group of Antarctic islands, lying about north of the Antarctic Peninsula, with a total area of.

New!!: Mount Imeon and South Shetland Islands · See more »

Suren Yeremian

Suren Tigrani Yeremian (Սուրեն Տիգրանի Երեմյան; Сурен Тигранович Еремян; – 17 December 1992) was an Armenian historian and cartographer who specialized in the studies concerning the formation of the Armenian nation and pre-medieval Armenia and the Caucasus.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Suren Yeremian · See more »

Tashkurgan Town

Tashkurgan (Sarikoli) is the principal town and seat of Tashkurgan Tajik Autonomous County, Xinjiang, China.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Tashkurgan Town · See more »

Tian Shan

The Tian Shan,, also known as the Tengri Tagh, meaning the Mountains of Heaven or the Heavenly Mountain, is a large system of mountain ranges located in Central Asia.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Tian Shan · See more »

Vanand

Vanand is the name used to describe the area of historic Armenia that roughly corresponds to the Kars Province of present-day Turkey.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Vanand · See more »

Wakhan Corridor

The Wakhan Corridor (واخان دهلېز Wāxān Dahléz, دالان واخان) is a narrow strip of territory in northeastern Afghanistan that extends to China and separates Tajikistan from Pakistan.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Wakhan Corridor · See more »

Xionites

Xionites, Chionites, or Chionitae (Middle Persian: Xiyōn or Hiyōn; Avestan: Xiiaona; Sogdian xwn; Pahlavi Xyon) are Romanisations of the ethnonym of a nomadic people who were prominent in Transoxania, Bactria and Iran during the 4th and 7th centuries CE.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Xionites · See more »

Yarkant County

Yarkant County or Yeken County (lit. Cliff cityP. Lurje, “”, Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition) is a county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China, located on the southern rim of the Taklamakan desert in the Tarim Basin.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Yarkant County · See more »

Zagros Mountains

The Zagros Mountains (کوه‌های زاگرس; چیاکانی زاگرۆس) form the largest mountain range in Iran, Iraq and southeastern Turkey.

New!!: Mount Imeon and Zagros Mountains · See more »

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Imeon

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »