Day archives: February 7th, 2019

Demolition of the Church of St. Poghos-Petros in Yerevan in 1939

Demolition of the Church of St. Poghos-Petros

The Church of St. Poghos-Petros was one of those famous churches which was described by European travelers in great detail. The church had a restrained architecture and belonged to the type of dome-less three-nave basilicas which were common in the 5th-6th centuries. Despite the fact that the date of construction of the church is the …

Alexander Amfiteatrov’s “The Armenian Question”

Alexander Amfiteatrov’s “The Armenian Question”

In February 1896, I arrived in Constantinople from Sofia where we had been celebrating the turning of the Bulgarian heir to Orthodoxy. Constantinople was still full of traces of the recent “revolution” – this is how the Armenian massacre committed by the Muslim scum Istanbul was for some reason called – which was organized by …