Day archives: February 4th, 2019

German Scientist Joseph Markwart Saved Armenian Relics from a Turk

German Scientist Joseph Markwart

In mid-1919, a person of eastern appearance paid a visit to German professor Joseph Markwart. He was middle-aged and dark-skinned. After the initial greetings, the visitor followed the professor’s suggestion and settled on the sofa. Markwart laid out his Armenian study works on the table, as usual: many familiar and unfamiliar Armenians were visiting him …