Day archives: November 23rd, 2019

Abagar – Amulet For Southern Slavs From King Abgar

Abagar (from “Abagarus” in honor of the legendary King Augar Ukkama, King of Osroene) is a printed and engraved amulet and prayer book made for Bulgarians and Serbs in the 17th-18th centuries. Abagar contains prayers, apocryphal conspiracies, gospel readings, and the apocryphal message of King Avgar to Jesus Christ. Abagar could be mounted to walls …

Unique Documents On The Ayntap Self-Defense

Unique Documents On The Ayntap

Unique documents and photographs of the times of the self-defense of Ayntap have complemented the collection of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute. In total, the new collection contains about 20 rare documents and more than 130 original photographs associated with the heroic resistance of Aintap Armenians in 1920. The photographs depict episodes of battles, scenes of …