Day archives: October 16th, 2019

Nakhichevan Should Be Returned to Armenia

Nakhichevan Should Be Returned to Armenia

Nakhichevan is the cradle of Armenian civilization. The name of the city and the region comes from the Armenian prefix “nakh” and the word “ijevan”, which means “the place of the first landing.” For many centuries, Nakhichevan has been the center of the eponymous gavar (district) belonging to the Greater Armenian nahang (province) of Vaspurakan. …

The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv, Ukraine

The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv, Ukraine

The Armenian Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God (Vіrmensky Cathedral), one of the oldest Armenian church buildings in Europe, is located in the heart of the most beautiful city in Western Ukraine, Lviv. It is the geographical location of this city (on the border of Ukraine and Poland) and, consequently, the cathedral …