Day archives: September 6th, 2018

Two Armenian Women from Zeytun – 1885

Two Armenian Women from Zeytun - 1885

This photography from 1885 depicts two Armenian women from Zeytun who have been forced to take up arms to protect themselves from the Ottoman bandits. Remarkably, the woman to the right, Yekhisapet Sultanian, is the grand-grandmother of Derek Sherinian, an American-Armenian keyboardist who recorded for Kiss, Alice Cooper, and Billy Idol. By the end of …