Day archives: April 7th, 2019

Dzoragyugh – The Oldest District of Yerevan

Dzoragyugh – The Oldest District of Yerevan

This photograph taken at the beginning of the 20th century shows the gorge of the Hrazdan River, the lower and upper parts of Dzoragyugh, the church of Surb Sargis, and the buildings adjoining the residence of the bishop. French traveler Jean Chardin, who visited in Yerevan in 1673 before the powerful earthquake of 1679, presented …

Education in the First Republic of Armenia

Education in the First Republic of Armenia

In the first half of 1920, the overall situation of the Republic of Armenia was at least satisfactory. In 1918, after the departure of the Turks, the educational process in Armenia was razed or operated only occasionally. School buildings for varying time were provided to shelters and refugees as hostels. In some places, hunger and …