- ^ Richard G. Hovannisian. The Armenian People from Ancient to Modern Times, Macmillan, 1997, p. 39, ISBN 0-312-10168-6, 9780312101688, quote: Throughout the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and until 1815, there was also a catholicos of Caucasian Albania, resident at Gandzasar in Karabagh.
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Convincing evidence points also to the direct engagement of Armenian (from the Republic of Armenia) armed forces in the fighting, and to their continued regular stationing in Karabagh