Day archives: August 16th, 2019

The Armenian Apostolic Church and Its Centuries-Old Struggle

The Armenian Apostolic Church

The relentless struggle waged by the Armenians for centuries in the name of the cross has given their church a strictly national character. The church hymns of the Armenians included sacred hymns – sharakans, sincere outpourings of spiritual writers and poets created in the difficult moments of domestic calamities. Most Armenians know and sing these …

Movses Ter-Galustyan – Leader of the Musa Dagh Defense

Movses Ter-Galustyan

General Movses Ter-Galustyan was a participant and the leader of the Armenian defense on the mountain of Musa Dagh during the Armenian Genocide of 1915 in the Ottoman Empire. Ter-Galustyan was born into an aristocratic Armenian family. His father was a prominent and popular writer and an active member of various Armenian organizations. Movses has …