Day archives: July 23rd, 2019

The Door of Mher in the Akravukar Cliff

The Door of Mher in the Akravukar Cliff

The Door of Mher is carved in the Akravukar (“The Crow Stone”) cliff near the city of Van in historical Vaspurakan province. The Door of Mher is a large wall with a cuneiform inscription carved into the rock. The structure’s form and decorations make it resemble a door. According to a legend, a shepherd once …

The Ostensible Assistance to the Armenians After the Conclusion of the Russian-Turkish Treaty of 1724

The Ostensible Assistance to the Armenians

Below is the order of the Highest Russian Council to Commander of the Caspian Forces General Dolgorukov dated August 15, 1727, regarding the Turkish attack on Armenian territories after the conclusion of the Russian-Turkish Treaty of 1724 and the ostensible assistance to Armenians. “In accordance with our previous orders, you must gather as many troops …

Alain Delon in the Films of Henri Verneuil

Alain Delon in the Films of Henri Verneuil

“You are too handsome, you won’t have a brilliant career,” producers told Alain Delon at the very beginning of his film path. However, refusals did not plunge the future artist into despondency. Once, Delon met famous director Yves Allégret. In 1957, Delon made his debut film, which was Allégret’s “Send a Woman When the Devil …