Vem Radio presents the radio version of the book "Capital Cities of Armenia" by Sergey Vardanyan. In a series of broadcasts, on the basis of studies by Armenian and foreign historians, scientists, and archaeologists, as well as on testimonies of travel authors, the history of the capitals of Armenia is outlined.
After the death of Ashot Bagratuni, his son Smbat Bagratuni inherited the throne and reigned in his residence Shirakavan, in the new capital city of the country. Shirakavan was ruined by the Seljuks in the 11th century and was restored in the second half of the 12th century. The inhabitants of Shirakavan were evicted in 1920 and part of them settled in the village Yerazgavors of Akhuryan region.