Day archives: May 8th, 2019

A Journey Among the Armenians – Philip Marsden

A Journey Among the Armenians

“Do you know what is the hobby of Armenians?” asked the engineer, driving the car along the central street of Bourj Hammoud. “What is it?” “Building. When a Lebanese gets money, he buys clothes or a car. But an Armenian… They buy bricks and put them together one by one.” His words were true — …

Proto-Armenian God Ar

Proto-Armenian God Ar

Ar (Armenian: Ար) is the chief deity of the Proto-Armenian (Aryan) pantheon. He symbolized the power of the sun and combined the features of the forces of nature and spring. The cult of Ar in the Armenian Highlands appeared in the 3rd millennium BC (A. Teryan). However, the rock carvings of the sun and its …