- Rider(s):Ashot II
(ruled 914–928) was an Armenian King. Ashot fought off successfully rebellions by pretenders to the throne, and foreign invasions. This is how he got the epithet the Iron. In 914, Ashot II visited Constantinople to get aid from Byzantine Emperor Constantine Porphyrogenitus. He returned to Armenia with large aid, and crushed the Arab harassment of his lands. In 922 he was recognized as the ruler of Armenia by the Arabian khalif.
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