Caro Lucas – Father of Iranian Robotics

Caro Lucas – Father of Iranian Robotics

Caro Lucas was an Iranian scientist in the field of intelligent systems and robotics. He is widely considered the father of Iranian robotics. Caro Lukas (Ghukasyan) was born in 1951 in the Armenian New Jugha district of the city of Isfahan in Iran. He graduated from the Kooshesh Mariamian National School in Tehran, after which …

The Ancient Capital Yervandashat – Armenia

The Ancient Capital Yervandashat – Armenia

Yervandashat was once a populous city located at the confluence of the Western Arpachay (Akhurian) River with the Araks. Having been the second capital of ancient Armenia after Armavir, it was founded by the last representative of the Yervanduni dynasty King Yervand III in 229 BC. According to Armenian historian Movses Kaghankatvatsi, the city was …

Armenia – The Ancient “Desert Snake” Structures

Armenia – The Ancient "Desert Snake"

The unique structures “desert snakes” found in the territory of Armenia are thousands of years old. More ancient than the pyramids of Egypt, they can change the generally recognized history of world civilization. Armenian archaeologists have been seriously studying the unique structures, these “desert snakes” found in the territory of Armenia. Some of these structures …

Chopin About the Country of Armenia

Chopin About the Country of Armenia

“The country known as Armenia was once a fairly significant state, which extended in length from the banks of the Euphrates River to the Kur and the Caspian Sea for 1,500 versts (around 1,500 km or 932 mi), and in width from the lands of the Laz people, Colchis, the Caucasus Mountains, and Iberia to …

The Armenian Legion in the French Armed Forces

The Armenian Legion

The French Armenian Legion was a military unit and a foreign legion within the armed forces of France. It was established under the 1916 French-Armenian agreement for the purpose of the national liberation struggle. In exchange for support in its struggle against the Ottoman Empire, France promised to grant autonomy to the Armenians of Cilicia. …

Nizami – A Persian Poet, Not Azerbaijani

Nizami – A Persian Poet, Not Azerbaijani

In June 2002, a monument to the “great Azerbaijani poet” Nizami Ganjavi was opened on Kamennoostrovsky Avenue of Saint Petersburg. The opening ceremony was held at the highest level, with the participation of the leaders of Azerbaijan and Russia. Media covered the speeches of the leaders of the two states. Vladimir Putin said: “Today, we …

A Necklace From Ancient Armenia

A Necklace From Ancient Armenia

The photo of this necklace from Ancient Armenia was published by James Blake Wiener. This necklace dating to the 15th-13th centuries BC was discovered in modern Armenia. It contains small golden discs and sardonyx beads. (Metsamor Historical and Archeological Museum-Reserve, Taronik, Armenia) James Blake Wiener is a writer and former professor of history. He has …

Areni A Million Years Ago

Areni A Million Years Ago

In the valley of the Arpa River, in the canyons of the Mastarahegheghat and Hrazdan Rivers have been discovered monuments that allow us to explore the oldest stages of the settlement of the territory of Armenia in pre-Acheulean and Acheulean periods of the Lower Paleolithic. In 2018, during field works carried out within the scopes …

A 0.9-0.5 Million Years Old Skull From Yerevan

A 0.9-0.5 Million Years Old Skull

In 1979, a 0.9-0.5 million years old skull of an ancient man was discovered by Armenian geologists A.T. Aslanian and Yu.V. Sayadyan in the sediments of the left slope of the canyon of Hrazdan River. Renowned Russian anthropologist V.М. Kharitonov wrote in his “Finds of fossil hominids”: “The geological conditions of the find, as well …

Armenian Knights of Cilicia

Armenian Knights of Cilicia

In the regular Armenian army, knights were mostly nobles. However, individuals with sufficient military training were also recruited into the army, receiving the rank of dziavor (Armenian: horseman), that is, the rank of a knight. Knights in the Armenian army also served as heralds. Actively involved in organizing palace receptions and celebrations, knighthood was one …

Armenian Highlands – The Birth of Civilization

Armenian Highlands

According to the biblical version of the emergence of a new post-flood civilization, Noah and his family found shelter in the Ararat mountains after the water had receded. “and in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. And the waters continued to …