Day archives: March 24th, 2019

Mikael Melik-Ohandzhanyan – Hero of Sardarapat

Mikael Melik-Ohandzhanyan descended from a famous Syunik princely family. He is the brother of prominent Armenian philologist, Armenologist, and orientalist, as well as translator Karapet Melik-Ohandzhanyan. It is known that at the moment of WWI’s outbreak, Mikael Melik-Ohandzhanyan was studying in Moscow. As a royal officer, he took part in the war. After the Bolshevik …

First-Millennium BC Steles Found in Artsakh

Monuments dating back to the first millennium BC have been found in Artsakh. Eight anthropomorphic steles have been unearthed near the village of Nor Karmiravan in the Martakert District of the Artsakh Republic. It was noted that explorative excavations will be conducted at the site of the finds for the possible discovery of other similar …