Day archives: August 2nd, 2019

Historical Photo of Armed Armenian Women

Historical Photo of Armed Armenian Women

We present to your attention a recently appeared photo taken in a period that was considered the peak of the national liberation struggle in both halves of Armenia – Eastern and Western. The photo dating to 1905 shows a group of armed Armenian women. Given the photo’s context, particularly noteworthy is the assassination attempt on …

The Theater of Ancient Armenia

The Theater of Ancient Armenia

The first theater building in Hellenistic style known to us in Armenia and intended for a large number of spectators was built under King Tigran II the Great (reigned in 95-55 BC) in his new capital Tigranakert in 69 BC. The beginning of the Armenian national theater was laid by the son of Tigran II …