Monthly archives: August, 2019

“From the Dardanelles to Palestine” – Memoirs of Sarkis Torossian

“From the Dardanelles to Palestine”

The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute announced Sarkis Torrosian’s (1891 – August 17, 1954) book “From the Dardanelles to Palestine” as the Book of the Month. The memoirs of Sarkis Torossian, an Armenian, an officer of the Ottoman army, are of exceptional importance. They have been translated into several languages, including Turkish. The memoirs represent the odyssey …

Mher Dzhulachyan – Heroes of Armenia

Mher Dzhulachyan – Heroes of Armenia

Mher Dzhulachyan was born on November 28, 1967, in the capital of Lebanon, the city of Beirut. Mher since childhood has been brought up with a patriotic spirit. At school, Mher was the most talented student, especially in linguistics. By the age of 16, this ordinary Armenian boy was fluent in 4 languages. His passion …

Ancient Armenian Presence in Gamirk, Cappadocia

Ancient Armenian Presence

In the Bible, the area of Gamirk (Cappadocia) is referred to as Gamer/Gomer. Gamirk was conquered by the Armenians and annexed to the Armenian state by the legendary patriarch (nahapet) Aram Haykazyan, the son of Armagh and the father of Ara the Beautiful. Aram-nahapet, having accomplished many glorious feats and expanded Armenian possessions towards the …

Louis Brignon – “Kes Harout”

Louis Brignon – “Kes Harout”

“Stop, Brother Harout… Don’t look… God’s begging you, don’t go there…” But Harout only quickened his pace. In a few moments, he climbed the hill and immediately froze, feeling a chilling horror in his whole body. Cold sweat poured from Harout’s forehead at the sight of a scene that appeared before him. At least two …

Artak Sargsyan – Heroes of Armenia

Artak Sargsyan – Heroes of Armenia

Artak Sargsyan heroically died on January 23, 2015, during the repelling of enemy sabotage in the direction of the positions of the military unit of the city of Berd in Tavush Province. Thanks to the selfless actions of Artak, the enemy was repulsed back out of our borders. At that time, the names of three …

The First Speech of the First Prime Minister of Armenia in the First Parliament – August 3, 1918

The First Speech of the First Prime

The first speech of the first Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Hovhannes Kajaznuni was made on August 3, 1918, at the second session of the parliament. The Prime Minister read the following government statement: “My government is starting to work in extremely difficult conditions. The government was called upon to exercise executive power …

The Destruction of Armenian Heritage in Soviet Azerbaijan

The Destruction of Armenian Heritage

In the village of Tsar in the Shahumyan district of the Artsakh Republic, Azerbaijani mountain architects built an Azerbaijani school from Armenian cross-stones in Soviet times. Based on the video below, we can conclude that Azerbaijani vandalism has always existed – at the beginning of the 20th century, in Soviet years, and even now. During …

A German Map of 1865 Shows Armenia in 224-311

A German Map of 1865

We present to your attention a German historical map drawn in 1865. The map, in particular, displays the region in 224-311. The state borders are visible on the map, including the border between Greater Armenia and Albania passing along the Kur River east of the Caspian Sea. South of the Araks River is Media Atropatene. …

Norayr Kamalyan – Remembering the Heroes of Armenia

Norayr Kamalyan

On July 31, 2014, Norayr Kamalyan along with his comrades stood before a large sabotage group of Turks trying to infiltrate the Martakert region of the Artsakh Republic from Azerbaijan. The boys repulsed the enemy’s attack, preventing the attack from escalating into a bloody raid in our rear, and forced the elite unit of the …

Church of the Holy Virgin in Areni – Armenia

Church of the Holy Virgin in Areni

The Surb Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God) Church is located in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia, on a hill half a kilometer from the village of Areni, in the center of the ancient village of Arpa. Judging by the inscriptions preserved over the western entrance, this cross-domed church was built on the site of …