Day archives: November 24th, 2019

Medieval Map Of Armenia – Tabula Chorographica Armenica

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This large map from Tabula Chorographica Armenica (Constantinople 1691), a luxurious guide for elite traders and scholars, demonstrates the expansion of the Armenian Church at the end of the 17th century. Almost eight hundred objects are illustrated on the map, including large Armenian church centers – the Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin, Gandzasar, Aghtamar, Cilicia, and the …

Mihran Latif – One Of The First Armenians In Brazil

Mihran Latif – One Of The First

One of the first Armenians to set foot on Brazilian land was Mihran Latif (Latifyan, 1856 – 1929), a native of Istanbul. A graduate of the engineering department of the University of Kant in Belgium, Latifyan arrived in Rio de Janeiro in 1879 when Brazil was still a monarchy. In Brazil, he would engage in …