Day archives: July 12th, 2018

A Summary of Hamshen’s Story

A Summary of Hamshen’s Story

“Hamshen” is the Armenian name for a settlement located in what had been Lesser Armenia (now Hemşin district in Rize Province, Turkey). Lesser Armenia historically was a part of the ancient Armenian Kingdom ruled by the Orontid (Yervanduni) royal dynasty. Over the following centuries, Lesser Armenia was repeatedly conquered until eventually becoming a part of …