Derenik-Ashot of Vaspurakan

Derenik-Ashot Artsruni (Armenian: Դերենիկ-Աշոտ Արծրունի, died 958/959) was the second King of Vaspurakan, from the Artsruni dynasty, succeeding his father, Gagik I, on the latter's death. He died childless in 958/959 and was succeeded by his younger brother Abusahl-Hamazasp.[1]

Derenik-Ashot Artsruni
King of Vaspurakan
Reign937/943–958/959
Coronation937/943
PredecessorGagik I
SuccessorAbusahl-Hamazasp
Died958/959
HouseArtsruni
FatherGagik I

His daughter's name was Sofy[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rouben Paul Adalian, ed. (2010). Historical Dictionary of Armenia. Scarecrow Press.
  2. ^ Иованнес Драсханакертци. История Армении. Ереван. 1986, примм. 42
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Gagik I
King of Vaspurakan
937/943–958/959
Succeeded by
Abusahl-Hamazasp