عنوان مقاله [English]
Iran and Armenia shared wide historical, political, and cultural ties with Armenia over long millennium historical periods. Armenia came under the rule of Iranian emperor since the Medes; from then they were politically, culturally, and religiously touched. The religious effect of Iranian on Armenian was sustained up to the middle third-century by Gregory the Illuminator until Armenian turned into Christianity. Considering that Iranians and Armenians are siblings and regarding the geographical proximity, it seems that the two nations were mutually interacting in different areas including religions and beliefs. In this regard, the present research intends to study Goddess Anahita’s place among ancient Iranians and Armenians and to investigate the effects of Iranian goddess on Armenian god.