Monthly archives: June, 2020

Linguistic Map Of Gottfried Hensel From 1689

Linguistic Map Of Gottfried Hensel

Four copper maps authored by Gottfried Hensel were issued in Nuremberg in 1741. These maps clearly show the continents along with phrases in different languages, indicating the languages that were spoken in each area by native peoples. Gottfried Hensel was a German linguist in the field of comparative linguistics. He has worked as a rector …

Vegetable-Fruit Shelengo – Grows Only In Urfa

Vegetable-Fruit Shelengo

A vegetable-fruit called shelengo grows only in Urfa, Historical Armenia. This unique fruit in appearance resembles a tiny watermelon. On the inside, it’s like a muskmelon, while the taste resembles a cucumber. This year, the shelengo crop ripened prematurely. Shelengo is harvested at temperatures above 45 degrees. The vegetable growing in Urfa has been widely …

To The Day Of Memory Of Paruyr Sevak

To The Day Of Memory Of Paruyr Sevak

Paruyr Sevak (born Paruyr Ghazaryan) was a prominent Armenian poet, cultural figure, literary critic, and translator. Sevak was born on January 24, 1924, in the village of Chanakhchi (now Zangakatun), Ararat Province, Armenian SSR. He graduated from the Faculty of Philology of Yerevan University (1945) and the Maxim Gorky Institute of Literature in Moscow (1955). …

Commander Khoren Igitkhanyan – Heroes Of Armenia

Commander Khoren Igitkhanyan

The Armenian side managed to construct defensive trenches from the ruins of a fortress lying two kilometers from the village of Norashen. The trenches went all the way to the quarry in the village of Yerinjatap. Almost all the men from Norashen and Yerinjatap villages were involved in this defense sector – about three hundred …

The Volcanic Activity Of Greater And Little Ararat

The Volcanic Activity Of Greater And Little Ararat

According to scientists, the volcanic activity of Greater and Little Ararat began in the third millennium BC. Proof of this are the remains of human bodies found during excavations, as well as household items dating from the Bronze Age… (pay attention to the dating!). During the Common Era, the strongest eruption occurred in July 1840. …

Armenian Letters On The Sarcophagus Of Yaroslav The Wise

Armenian Letters On The Sarcophagus

On the sarcophagus of the Grand Prince of Kiev Yaroslav the Wise are the following Armenian letters – Ա, Մ, Թ, Կ, Բ (a, m, t’, k, b). It’s unknown who has written these Armenian letters on the sarcophagus and why. Their meaning is likewise unknown. Armenian scholar Zhirayr Ter-Karapetyan believes that these letters symbolize …

The Destruction Of The Armenian Cemetery In Jugha

The Destruction Of The Armenian

The documentary below presents the story of Old Jugha (Julfa) located on the left bank of the Araks River and reveals the destruction of an ancient Armenian cemetery by the Azerbaijani authorities of Nakhichevan. Thousands of decorative khachkars (cross-stones) and gravestones used to be here. They were destroyed by bulldozers. Currently, the territory of the …

Nikolay Vanyan – Heroes of Armenia

Nikolay Vanyan – Heroes of Armenia

Since 1988, Nikolay Vanyan was an active participant in the Artsakh self-defense. In the clothes of a priest, with the Holy Book and a cross in his hands, he passed through Russian-Azerbaijani outposts, carrying weapons for self-defense units in Armenian villages. Vanyan died on December 28, 1991, on the outskirts of the village of Krkzhan. …

The Armenian Highlands Are Persistently Being Called Anatolian

The Armenian Highlands

Yet another film was released where the Armenian Highlands are stubbornly being called Anatolian. Drawing conclusions is up to you, dear friends! The annotation to the film reads: “In 1958, scientists from the British Institute of Archeology examined the Konya Plateau in the province of Turkey of the same name. They unearthed remnants of an …