Day archives: January 2nd, 2019

Ancient Armenian New Year – Navasard

The ancient Armenian New Year – the holiday Navasard – was celebrated on August 11. This holiday symbolized the victory of the legendary patriarch of the Armenian people Hayk over the Babylonian tyrant Bel.

The ancient Armenian New Year – the holiday Navasard – was celebrated on August 11. This holiday symbolized the victory of the legendary patriarch of the Armenian people Hayk over the Babylonian tyrant Bel. According to Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi, in 2492 BC, the victory of Hayk over Bel marked the beginning of the country …