Day archives: May 9th, 2019

The First Kings of Armenia

The First Kings of Armenia

The writings of Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi (5th century) preserved important information about the first Armenian king Paruyr. According to the Armenian tradition, a descendant of Hayk, Paruyr managed to unite the western regions of the Armenian Highlands starting from Lake Van and ending with the Euphrates River. At the end of the 7th century …