Monthly archives: December, 2019

Who Captured Shahumyan And Martakert In 1992

Who Captured Shahumyan And Martakert In 1992

In the summer of 1992, Azerbaijan conducted the only successful military operation against the Artsakh Defense Army. Then, the forces of Russian paratroopers and military personnel of the 4th army of the former USSR captured the Shahumyan district and part of the Martakert district of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. Azerbaijanis call Martakert Aghdara, and the operation …

Varaztad Kazanjian – Father of Plastic Surgery

The massacres during the reign of Sultan Abdul Hamid forced the Kazanjian family to leave their hometown of Yerznka and move to Sebastia where things were calmer. In Sebastia, 12-year-old Varaztad Kazanjian (March 18, 1879 – October 19, 1974) would attend a church school, work as a clerk in a shop, a clerk at the …

Atlas Obscura About The Armenian Presence In Jerusalem

Atlas Obscura

The Atlas Obscura American online magazine has a piece dedicated to the Armenian Quarter in the Old City in Jerusalem, as well as the contribution of Armenians to various spheres of life of the capital of the three religions. The Armenian presence in Jerusalem has been very strong in Jerusalem since at least the 4th …

Astronomical Knowledge In Ancient Armenia

Astronomical Knowledge

Prehistoric settlement 30 kilometers from Yerevan, in the center of the fertile Ararat valley at the head of the Metsamor River, a five thousand years old settlement was found after years of archaeological excavations. But the most interesting findings were unearthed on the rocks surrounding the Metsamor settlement. One of them in about 200 meters …

The Gospels Of The Seven Apostles As A Gift To Matenadaran

The Gospels Of The Seven Apostles

On Thursday, the Armenian National Union of Education and Culture donated 27 unique 14-20th-century manuscripts and publications to the repository of ancient manuscripts “Matenadaran”. Among the copies donated to Matenadaran are collections, diaries, ritual books, psalms, gospels, and a musical collection. As the director of Matenadaran Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan told the News Armenia agency, this is …

Nueva Armenia Of Honduras

Nueva Armenia Of Honduras

Another Armenia appeared on the world map, located 12,068.56 km from the Republic of Armenia. As you might know, in Latin America, there are four cities named Armenia – in Colombia, El Salvador, Belize, and Honduras. And recently, a town called Nueva Armenia (New Armenia) appeared in the territory of Honduras. According to La Tribuna, …

Armenian-Language Street Signs in Córdoba, Argentina

Armenian-Language Street

Street signs in Argentina’s city of Córdoba, the second largest city in the country, were translated into Armenian. The authorities of Córdoba decided to establish bilingual signs on the streets with Armenian and Spanish names. “The author of the initiative was a member of the city council of Córdoba Lucas Palyan, an Armenian by origin. …

Raw Brick Technology In The Erebuni Citadel

Raw Brick Technology

It is planned to introduce raw brick production technology in the territory of the Erebuni Museum-Reserve and use it to restore the Erebuni Citadel, as well as stimulate the tourist attraction of the historical area. Recently, a meeting was held at the Yerevan Municipality. The meeting was attended by the representative of the International Association …

To Armenia For Brain Therapy – Alain Terzian

To Armenia For Brain Therapy

Alain Terzian: “I visit Armenia for brain therapy.” “People are people, but some people are legends – for example, Alain Terzian, who told the whole world that Jean Reno may be an Armenian Mafiosi and that you can come to Armenia to ‘for brain therapy’,” told columnist Ruben Gyulmisaryan about one man who has spoken …

Armenian Businessman George Manuk

Armenian Businessman George Manuk

George Manuk (Manuk Gevorgyan) was one of the most successful businessmen in the Dutch East Indies of the 18th century. The Dutch East Indies included the islands of the Malay Archipelago and the western part of the island of New Guinea. Manuk Gevorgyan was born into an Armenian family in New Julfa (Persia) in 1763 …

Armenian Church In Turkey Turned Into A Mosque

Armenian Church In Turkey

We are used to the barbaric treatment of our ancient historical heritage in Azerbaijan and Turkey. We are used to the fact that in spite of the ancient Armenian symbolism, these two tribes will still insist that they have built something somewhere. We are already accustomed to the fact that they are looking for their …