Monthly archives: April, 2020

The Armenian Monastery Of Surb-Khach In Rostov-On-Don

The Armenian Monastery Of Surb-Khach

The Armenian Surb Khach Monastery is the very first stone building in Rostov-on-Don. The monastery is surrounded by a beautiful, flowering park with gorgeous ponds that are frequently crowned by ducks. This park is also home to a spring with a swimming pool and crystal clear water. The monastery was established in 1792. Writer, philosopher, …

Unique Two-Volume Work On The Armenian Genocide Published In The US – The New York Times

Unique Two-Volume Work

In the United States, the two-volume work “Armenian Genocide: the Beginning and Consequences” has been published, presenting hundreds of publications by the authoritative American newspaper “The New York Times” on the Genocide since the end of the 19th century. Articles and informational materials included in this work tell about the black pages of the history …

Racist Graffiti On An Armenian Church In Constantinople

Racist Graffiti On An Armenian Church

The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople (Istanbul) has reported a new act of vandalism on its official Facebook page. On the walls and thresholds of the Armenian Church of St. Archangels in the Balat district of Constantinople, inscriptions and drawings have recently appeared, containing hateful expressions and manifestations of racism. The Armenian Patriarchate noted that these …

The Independent On A New Book About Genocides Committed By The Turks

The Independent On A New Book

Famous British historian and “The Independent” correspondent Robert Fisk in his last article touched upon the book “The Thirty-Year Genocide” by Jewish historian Benny Morris. This work covers genocides committed by the Turks. According to Moris, it took 9 long years to complete the book. The co-author of the book is another Jewish historian Dror …

Mkrtich I Khrimyan – Armenian Religious And Political Leader

Mkrtich I Khrimyan

Mkrtich I Khrimyan, also known as Khrimyan Hayrik (Father Khrimyan), was born on April 4, 1820, in Van, Western Armenia. Khrimyan received primary education from his uncle Khachatur in his family village and religious education in the theological schools of Lima and Ktuts (Vaspurakan, Historical Armenia). In 1842, Khrimyan moved to Constantinople where he would …

The Great Healer Amirdovlat Amasiatsi

The Great Healer Amirdovlat Amasiatsi

It’s no secret that in Armenian society, medicine has long occupied a special place. After all, one of the most widespread positive stereotypes about Armenians is the high image of Armenian doctors. The special interest of Armenians in sciences, particularly medicine, has been captured in history in the form of a colossal layer of diverse …

Monument To Exemplary Communist Ghukas Ghukasyan – 1935

Monument To Exemplary

Few people know that in the Soviet years, the monument to Ghukas Ghukasyan used to stand in Yerevan. At the age of 18, Ghukas joined the Communist Party. Three years later, he was killed by the Dashnaks during the May uprising. The May Uprising was an armed rebellion of the pro-communist forces against the government …

Alashkert Valley – Historical Armenia

Alashkert Valley – Historical Armenia

Alashkert Valley is a fertile valley in Historical Armenia. Its central areas have an average altitude of 1,650 meters, while the highest points reach 1,900 meters. In the 18th-19th centuries, the Alashkert Valley housed over 360 Armenian villages. Subsequently, as a result of the Armenian Genocide, the majority of the Armenian population was killed or …

The UK Newsletter “Bible In The World” On The Resistance Of Armenians On Musa Dag

The UK Newsletter "Bible In The World"

Since 1804, the British publishing organization B.F.BS has published the bulletin “The Bible in the World”. This bulletin has contained information on the activities of its representatives around the world along with reports on notable events in the areas where they have been dispatched. A newsletter published in January 1916 states that 5,000 Armenian residents …

Mikoyan To Saryan: “Why Do You Need Karabakh?”

Mikoyan To Saryan: "Why

In the summer of 1965, Bagrat Ulubabyan, executive secretary of the regional branch of the Writers’ Union of the NKAO, met painter Martiros Saryan in Moscow and discussed the unfavorable situation in Artsakh. The master, raising his hands, began to resent: “Local famous Armenians forgot that they are Armenians. They are unsuitable nationalists. Once, I …