Day archives: September 29th, 2018

Momik – The Great Armenian Architect

Momik - The Great Armenian Architect

What should every Armenian must know about Momik – the great Armenian architect, artist and sculptor. Master Momik was born in the village of Ulgur around 1260. The artist’s death year is not known – he died somewhere between 1333 and 1340. About family of Momik knows that his father’s name was Grigor, and his …

Armenia in The Period of the Bagratid Kingdom.

Armenia in The Period of the Bagratid Kingdom.

In 851, the Armenian prince Bagrat Bagratuni, his sons Ashot and David Bagratuni, and Prince Sasun John Hutevtsi were in captivity. The place of the Armenian prince was occupied by Sparapet Smbat Bagratuni Ablbas (852-855). However, in 855, he was also arrested and exiled to Samaria. The son of Smbat, Ashot Bagratuni, achieved the withdrawal …