Monthly archives: December, 2019

The Unsinkable Underground In Soviet Armenia

The Unsinkable Underground In Soviet

The National United Party was an underground national democratic party founded in 1966 in the Armenian SSR. The main goal of the party was the independence of Soviet Armenia from the USSR. In 1968, the founders of the party Haykaz Khachatryan, Shahen Harutyunyan, and Stepan Zatikyan were arrested, and the leadership of the party passed …

Avetik Isahakyan In Operation Nemesis

Avetik Isahakyan In Operation Nemesis

In 1919-1921, Avetik Isahakyan actively participated in the preparation and organization of Operation Nemesis. In the house of Isahakyan, Soghomon Tehlirian was often talked about, and according to some sources, the assassination of Talaat had initially been entrusted to Isahakyan. During this time, Avetik Isahakyan repeatedly met Soghomon Tehlirian in Berlin and studied photos of …

Hovhannes Tumanyan About Healthy Lifestyle

Hovhannes Tumanyan About Healthy

The greatness of Hovhannes Tumanyan is being revealed even today. His works are so complex that very few manage to discern their depth to the end. Tumanyan was a very curious person, always eager for new knowledge. He studied everything from philosophy to medicine, from theology to natural science. There were more than 8000 books …

Female Warriors On Guard Of Armenia

Female Warriors On Guard Of Armenia

An invaluable role in the history of the Armenian people was played by many women warriors whose deeds make Armenians all around the world proud. Throughout centuries, many Armenians had to defend the Fatherland with arms in their hands, heroically fight for it, and defend the honor of their people. Below are the names and …

No Fear In The Lands Of Karabakh – Natalya Anokhina

On her page in LiveJournal, renowned Russian traveler and travel blogger Natalya Anokhina published an article titled “No Fear in the Lands of Karabakh” where she talked about her recent trip to Artsakh. The Russian traveler first visited Artsakh three years ago. Natalia visited the second Armenian republic with a group of bloggers from Israel, …

Garegin Nzhdeh About The Demon Of Feud

Garegin Nzhdeh About The Demon

“Yes, there was a time when Armenia stretched from sea to sea and beyond and when good luck crowned the victorious Armenian forehead with its pink fingers. But alas, nothing lasts forever under the sun. A nation that has skyrocketed must collapse with a roar. It is destined to gradually lose its power until one …

The Creator Of The First Planet Rovers – Alexander Kemurdzhian

The Creator Of The First Planet Rovers

Alexander Leonovich Kemurdzhian was an outstanding design engineer, the founder of the Soviet scientific school of space transport engineering, and the creator of the first planet rovers. He also was the author of more than 200 scientific papers, including five monographs and more than 50 inventions. The main cause of Kemurdzhian’s life was the creation …

The Development Of Armenian Printing In Europe – 17th Century

The Development

In the second half of the 17th century, Armenian typography in Europe has been experiencing rapid development. In 1695 in Amsterdam, a unique work was published in the printing house headed by Tovmas Vanandetsi – the first printed map of the world in Armenian called “Hamatarats Ashkharatsuyts” (“Universal Index of the World”). The first large-scale …

Lebanese Armenians Performed A Miracle – Libnanews

According to the French-speaking Lebanese website Libnanews, Armenian refugees and orphans without a piece of bread have built flowering cities for the benefit of their new homeland. The Lebanese Armenians performed a miracle – refugees and orphans have established flourishing cities here. Lebanon is home to the eighth largest Armenian community in the world. According …

Hakob Vardovyan – Founder Of The Turkish Theater

Hakob Vardovyan (Gullu Hakob) was an Armenian and Turkish director, entrepreneur, actor, and theater figure. He also was the founder of the Turkish theater. Vardovyan began his stage career in 1861 in the troupe Arevelyan Tatron (Oriental Theater) in Istanbul. After the closure of this troupe in 1867, he received monopoly permission from the government …

“Why Don’t You Admit That Sultanahmet, Dolmabahçe, and Akdamar Have Been Built By An Armenian Architect?” – Garo Paylan

“Why Don’t You Admit

“Why does Turkey deny that an Armenian architect has built the Dolmabahçe Palace?” Garo Paylan Garo Paylan, a member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (the Turkish parliament) from the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party, recently participated in parliament’s discussions on the budget of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. According to Ermenihaber, Paylan, referring to …

The Roots Of Kazakh Writing In Armenia – Ambassador of Kazakhstan

The Roots Of Kazakh Writing

At a briefing in Astana, the ambassador of Kazakhstan to Armenia Timur Urazaev spoke about the need for serious research on the Kipchak writings in Matenadaran. “In Armenia is the Matenadaran Research Institute, a unique museum and a scientific research institute. The Museum is an institute of ancient manuscripts that, according to various estimates, holds …

Armenian Contribution To The Development Of World Medicine

Armenian Contribution

Armenians have often played an important role outside their homeland and have made a great contribution to the field of culture, science, philosophy, and medicine of several countries. Today, we will recall some representatives of Armenian nationality whose contribution to the development of world medicine has been significant and worthy of respect. The most prominent …