Day archives: July 8th, 2019

Armenian Women of Kharberd in Aleppo

Armenian Women of Kharberd in Aleppo

The girls and children in the photo below were residents and natives of Harput (Kharberd in Eastern Armenian and Kharpert in Western Armenian), now Elazig. That ancient city was founded by Armenians. At the end of the 19th century, the majority of its population were Armenians. In 1895-96, several thousand local Armenians were massacred and …