How To Identify Falsifiers Of The History Of Armenia

How To Identify Falsifiers Of The History Of Armenia

How to identify the falsifiers of the history of Armenia? Or the questions that those who deny the identity of Urartu and Armenia are obliged to answer. This article points out the grossest omissions of all those who claim that Urartu is not an Armenian state – from a scientific point of view. It will …

From A Letter By Hovhannes Tumanyan To Avetik Isahakyan

From A Letter By Hovhannes Tumanyan To Avetik Isahakyan

“I don’t want and cannot write long and in detail about our country, your inquiry notwithstanding. I’ll write to you briefly. We have destroyed our country from within and from without. Mostly we. I say ‘we’, and it is true. Some are interfering scoundrel, some are thieves and robbers, and some – the helpless and …

Shirakavan – Capital Of Bagratid Armenia

Shirakavan – Capital Of Bagratid Armenia

In the 9th century, Shirakavan (Շիրակավան) was the capital of the Armenian kingdom of the Bagratids and remained so for 40 years. In the 9th century, the Bagratids managed to conquer Armenia from the Arab Caliphate. In 885, Ashot I Bagratuni acceded to the throne, and both the Caliph and the Byzantine emperor were forced …

The Lost Armenian Village Of Jipin

The Lost Armenian Village Of Jipin

Before 1915, more than 42,000 Armenians lived in the villages near the ancient city of Urfa (Urha, Orfa, or Edessa). This Armenian community had 10 churches, one monastery, and about 20 Armenian schools. One of these Armenian-populated villages was the village of Jipin. During the Armenian Genocide in 1915, the forced emigration of Armenians began …

Historical Photo – The Last Caretaker Of The Monastery Of Holy Apostles In Mush At The Tombstones Of Mushegh And Vahan Mamikonyans

Historical Photo – The Last Caretaker

In the courtyard of the monastery of the Holy Apostles in Mush, at the tombstone of Mushegh and Vahan Mamikonyans once stood Vardan Vardapet, the last caretaker of the monastery and a defender of the Armenian liberation struggle and the fedayi troops. In 1915, the genocidal Turks invaded the monastery of the Holy Apostles in …

Lost Monastery Of Tsarakar – Historical Armenia

Lost Monastery Of Tsarakar – Historical Armenia

Not far from the village of Chukuraia (modern Turkey), 5 kilometers from the city of Kechror (Gabeganq, Ayrarat province of Greater Armenia), the ancient Armenian monastery complex Tsarakar was discovered. Only ruins remain from this monastic structure, unfortunately. The complex consisted of a church, which had several entrances connected to each other, at least six …

Armenian Miniature In Ancient Manuscripts

Armenian Miniature In Ancient Manuscripts

Most Armenian manuscript books have been stolen and destroyed. The miraculously surviving samples of handwritten treasures are carefully preserved. The largest collection of manuscripts is kept in the Matenadaran repository of ancient manuscripts in Yerevan, Armenia. About 10 thousand of the surviving 25 thousand manuscripts are illustrated, of which 5-7 thousand are full miniatures. The …

Armenian Highlands – Prehistoric Era

Armenian Highlands – Prehistoric Era

Traces of ancient human habitation were found in various regions of the Armenian Highlands. In Arzni and Nurnu, temporary settlements from the Neolithic era with stone tools were found. Additionally, dwelling caves were discovered in the Hrazdan Gorge and Lusakert. The oldest discovered stone tools are 800 thousand years old. Numerous rock paintings with hunting …

Valérie Boyer։ “We Cannot Be Spectators Of This Ethnic Cleansing”

Valérie Boyer։ "We Cannot Be Spectators Of This Ethnic Cleansing"

French politician and member of the French National Assembly Valérie Boyer, who represents the Bouches-du-Rhône department in parliament, announced that some government officials were involved in the struggle for the recognition of the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh. According to her, the corps of the 11th and 12th arrondissements of Marseille participated in the struggle for the …