Day archives: November 9th, 2018

From the History of Rebellious Zeytun

From the History of Rebellious Zeytun

Zeytun was an Armenian settlement in Western Armenia. It used to be a major city in Armenian Cilicia. The city of Zeytun was surrounded by the chain of the Taurus Mountains. The name “Zeytun” comes from the Armenian word “Dzetun”, meaning “vegetable oil.” The city consisted of four quarters – Surenian (or Central), Verin tagh …