Day archives: July 25th, 2018

Armenia on Ancient Maps of the World

Armenia on Ancient Maps of the World

“Armenia in world cartography” is a unique collection of geographic maps and their descriptions, spanning from times immemorial to modern days. They represent the geographical features of Armenia, political events, as well as regional relations. Map 1 This map was taken from Ptolemy’s “Geography” published in Strasburg in 1513. It was drawn by Martin Waldseemüller …

Armenian Diaspora of Ireland

Armenian Diaspora of Ireland

Gray clouds, loud seagulls over the sleepy and turbid River Liffey. Diagonally cutting rain and sharp wind. This is Dublin, the distant capital of Ireland, the city in which I for the first time heard the charming spiritual music of the great Komitas. I listened to it in the cozy and hospitable home of my …