Day archives: March 24th, 2020

The Embroidery Of Marash, Urfa, And Aintap

The Embroidery Of Marash, Urfa, And Aintap

Artist and researcher Hrazdan Tokmadzhyan has long studied Armenian women’s embroidery in Marash, Urfa, and Ayntap. “The embroidered works of Ayntap, Urfa, and Marash show that Armenian culture is a single whole,” he said. The survivors of the Armenian Genocide, among them women from Marash, Ayntap, and Urfa, managed to reach Aleppo and bring along …

Theodora – Armenian Empress Of Byzantium

Theodora – Armenian Empress Of Byzantium

Theodora was a Byzantine empress, the wife of the Byzantine emperor Theophilos, and the regent of her son Michael III in 842–855 after the death of Theophilos. Originally from Paphlagonia, Theodora was of Armenian aristocratic origin. Theodora is also known as a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Her holiday is celebrated on February 11th. …