Day archives: September 16th, 2019

Punitive Operation Ring

Punitive Operation Ring

In late April-early May 1991, the special forces (OMON) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan with the support of the forces of the internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR launched the large-scale punitive Operation Ring, the goal of which was the expulsion of the Armenian population from the …

Goddess Nane – Legends of Ancient Armenia

Goddess Nane – Legends of Ancient Armenia

In Armenian mythology, goddess Nane or Nanea was the daughter of the supreme deity Aramazd. It is assumed that Nane in Akkadian culture is represented as goddess Nanaya. The cult of Nane seems to be intertwined with the cult of mother goddess Anahit. Nane was also revered as the Great Mother (in the Armenian language, …