Day archives: June 12th, 2019

The Victor Pomegranate Tree – Legends of Armenia

The Victor Pomegranate Tree

An Armenian legend says that on the last day of summer, an extraordinary contest took place in the glittering luxury of the palace of father-god Aramazd. All the fruits and berries of the land of Armenia – grapes, apricot, peach, apple, pear, cherry, plum, quince – gathered in it. The judges were the mighty pagan …

Armin Wegner in Yerevan – 1965

Armin Wegner in Yerevan – 1965

In the below photo, Armin Wegner (October 16, 1886 – May 17, 1978) is on his knees in the Armenian Genocide memorial complex in Yerevan. It was 1965, and he was 79 years old. At a young age, after defending his dissertation on law in Germany, Armin Wegner decided to enter military service as a …