Day archives: November 6th, 2018

Photo of a Bread Shop in Partizak – 1910

Photo of a Bread Shop in Partizak

The city of Partizak situated 20 km from Nicomedia on the southeast coast of the Gulf of İzmit in Turkey used to be a purely Armenian city. It was founded in the 16th century by immigrants from Partizak in Sebastia. There used to be schools, a theater, and Armenian newspaper publishers in the city. By …

The Armenian Gospel of War

The Armenian Gospel of War

There are written pieces of evidence that only in the 19th century, the Armenian population saved the Gospel of Zeytun four times during the pogroms of Christians, punitive campaigns of Turkish pashas against rebellious people of Zeytun, and from natural disasters. During raids on Zeytun, the Gospel was being taken out from its temple for …