Day archives: June 21st, 2019

A 0.9-0.5 Million Years Old Skull From Yerevan

A 0.9-0.5 Million Years Old Skull

In 1979, a 0.9-0.5 million years old skull of an ancient man was discovered by Armenian geologists A.T. Aslanian and Yu.V. Sayadyan in the sediments of the left slope of the canyon of Hrazdan River. Renowned Russian anthropologist V.М. Kharitonov wrote in his “Finds of fossil hominids”: “The geological conditions of the find, as well …

Armenian Knights of Cilicia

Armenian Knights of Cilicia

In the regular Armenian army, knights were mostly nobles. However, individuals with sufficient military training were also recruited into the army, receiving the rank of dziavor (Armenian: horseman), that is, the rank of a knight. Knights in the Armenian army also served as heralds. Actively involved in organizing palace receptions and celebrations, knighthood was one …

Armenian Highlands – The Birth of Civilization

Armenian Highlands

According to the biblical version of the emergence of a new post-flood civilization, Noah and his family found shelter in the Ararat mountains after the water had receded. “and in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. And the waters continued to …