Day archives: July 6th, 2019

Caricature of Abdul-Hamid in the Le Rire Magazine

Caricature of Abdul-Hamid

Le Rire (French: “Laughter”) was a famous French magazine published in Paris from 1894 to 1950 and for a short time in the 1970s. Le Rire is considered one of the most successful Parisian satirical publications. The magazine covered the main events of art and culture, as well as did not bypass politics, ridiculing corruption …

Church of St. Gevorg in Mughni

Church of St. Gevorg in Mughni

Mughni Monastery is located in the village of the same name north of the town of Ashtarak in Aragatsotn Province. The complex includes the main church of St. Gevorg (1661–1669) with a gallery, a refectory, the abbot’s apartments, and office premises. The buildings of the monastery are surrounded by a beautiful & well-kept garden and …

Agulis – This City Was Once Armenian

Agulis – This City Was Once Armenian

“Agulis is no more, but there is a need to talk about it. To my shame, living in Azerbaijan, I did not know that there, in the Nakhichevan region, this early medieval city used to be preserved until 2010. However, not a word was officially spoken about this city in Azerbaijan because it was Armenian. …