The First Armenian-Language Book In Russia

The First Armenian-Language

The name of Grigory Khaldaryan is inextricably linked with the history of the development of Armenian printing in Russia. Grigory Khaldaryan was born in 1732 in the Armenian suburb of Isfahan, New Jugha (Iran). It’s known that Khaldaryan received brilliant education in Iran and was engaged in trade in India for more than twenty years. …

Venezia Eventi – Armenians Are Always Ahead of Time

Venezia Eventi – Armenians

The Italian online publication Venezia Eventi has published an extensive article on Armenia and Armenians. In particular, the publication says that the island in the southern part of the Venetian lagoon, San Lazzaro degli Armeni, Is one of the most important world centers of Armenian culture. “In the monastery of St. Lazarus are collected 170 …

Napoleon Bonaparte’s Abdication Document In Armenia

Napoleon Bonaparte’s Abdication Document

A 200-year-old document from the imperial archive entered the Yerevan Museum. What did Bonaparte write in his message, and how did the letter appear in Armenia? One of the most important historical documents – the announcement of the abdication of Napoleon Bonaparte – is now in Armenia, in the archive of the Charents Museum of …

Armenians In Ottoman Turkey Before The Genocide – Rare Photos

Armenians In Ottoman Turkey

The American educational portal IWitness dedicated to the victims of genocides has recently published photos depicting the life of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. These photos have been made public through collaboration with the SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives project. Its purpose is to collect, document, preserve, and present to the public both archival and contemporary …

Hoping For The Mountains Of Armenia – Garegin Nzhdeh

Hoping For The Mountains Of Armenia

Without support from the outside, relying only on the Armenian mountains and on the power of their own spirit, the Armenians of Syunik led by Nzhdeh waged their victorious struggle like ancient heroes. The government of the Republic of Armenia would not react to the requests of the highlanders for help other than with occasional …

About Hayk Who Went To Artsakh

About Hayk Who Went To Artsakh

Early in the morning, 6 people gathered at a large oak tree to leave for Artsakh. Earlier, about 80 people showed a desire to volunteer to defend their land. These were the regulars of the Republic Square who demanded the freedom of Artsakh. However, the next day, only 6 people showed up. The volunteers got …

An Accidental Archaeological Find In Artsakh

An Accidental Archaeological Find In Artsakh

In Artsakh, archaeological finds dating back to the 8th-7th centuries BC were accidentally discovered. “During roadwork near the village of Ashan in Artsakh, a tomb and several jugs were accidentally discovered. Archaeologists of the Historical Environment Protection Service carried out further excavations, finding out that the artifacts date back to the 8th-7th centuries BC,” wrote …

Armenian Heritage in the Culture of India

Armenian Heritage in the Culture of India

The Indian news portal Hindu told about the Armenian heritage in the history and culture of India. Back in the 16th century, the Mughal emperor Akbar I the Great invited the Armenians from the regions of Nakhichevan and Julfa to settle in Agra. Here, by the middle of the 17th century, a prosperous Armenian community …

From The Biography Of Air Marshal Khudyakov-Khanperyants

From The Biography Of Air Marshal

In the photo above are Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin. Khudyakov is third from the right. Yalta, February 9, 1945. Until 1946, no one knew that Khudyakov was an Armenian and his name was not Sergei but Armenak and his surname not Khudyakov but Khanperyants. In 1943, he was entrusted with supervising the Soviet delegation’s flight …

Bread Lines in Yerevan – How It Was

Bread Lines in Yerevan – How It Was

At the beginning of each month, the Housing Office issued cards allocating 250 grams of bread. The cards were printed on thin gray paper, and you had to have it in your pocket every day. To preserve the cards, people would glue them onto a piece of cardboard, wrap in cellophane, or make a special …

Quotes From Galust Gyulbenkyan

Quotes From Galust Gyulbenkyan

Throughout his life, Galust Gyulbenkyan, an Armenian businessman from a wealthy family of Armenians of Constantinople, has had two passions – an attraction to oil as a source of wealth and a craving for masterpieces of art. And he has excelled in both fields! A selection of quotes from the famous “Mr. Five Percent” “I …

Armenian Children Rescued from the 1915 Genocide – Canada

Armenian Children Rescued

The salvation of orphaned boys during the years of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire is considered the first humanitarian experiment in the history of Canada. At the beginning of the 20th century, the Canadian government decided to provide shelter and protection to 109 Armenian boys who had miraculously survived the massacres. Canada adopted …