Part 2. The Extra-Social Civilization Homeostasis of Great Armenia: Tigran II.
Albert A. Stepanyan
The paper looks at the problems of extra-social homeostasis incorporated by the empire of Tigran the Great (80-60-s B.C.). Scholars define it as global civilization (Pax armenica) consisted of three basic elements. The first was Great Armenia, the core state. The second was “the visible empire” from Caucasian mountains to Egypt. The third represented “the charismatic empire” up to the borders of India.
The empie fell under pressure of Rome, and Great Armenia changed her status into the centre of the region “from Caucasus to North Mesopotamia”.The central issue of the metamorphosus the treaty of Artaxata has been detalized in the paper from the point of view of international right of the time.