Thus was Urartu crippled and humiliated: it never regained its former prestige among the northern states.
Both Urartu and Assyria were sufferers from the brigandage of these allies.
The biblical term is the mountains of Ararat or Urartu, and the term includes the whole of the Hakkiari range.
Urartu comprised the district of Ararat proper, the province of Biaina, and the entire basin of the Arzania.
But this vital region of Urartu, as we have already pointed out, presented the greatest difficulties of access.
Abandoned by the Khti, he sought allies further north, and entered into a league with the tribes of Nari and Urartu.
Urartu was also overrun by the fierce barbarians from the north.
Arpad became for several years an unfailing support to Urartu and the basis on which its rule in Syria rested.
(860-825)—The kingdom of Urartu and its conquering princes: Menuas and Argistis.
Sargon took advantage of these circumstances to strike a final blow at Urartu.