Day archives: July 9th, 2018

The Aranese Dialect and Ancient Armenians

The Aranese Dialect and Ancient Armenians

About 1,000 years ago, the whole population of southern France and northern Spain spoke the Aranese dialect, a variety of the Occitan language spoken in northwestern Catalonia. Catalan is a variety of the Occitan language as well. In 2010, the Aranese dialect was named the third official language of Catalonia. Today, the Aranese dialect belongs …

Armenian Calligraphy Viewed by Ruben Malayan

Armenian Calligraphy Viewed by Ruben Malayan

The below-presented animation displays Armenian calligraphy. The animation was created by Armenian artist and designer Ruben Malayan, while the music was written back in the days by Armenian composer Komitas. Ruben Malayan has long been studying ancient Armenian manuscripts. One could consider him the one responsible for the revival of Armenian calligraphy. His personal website …