Monthly archives: August, 2020

Ancient Caves In Vayots Dzor Province – Armenia

Ancient Caves In Vayots Dzor Province

Dozens of man-made caves have been found in Vayots Dzor Province. Some of them are tombs carved into the rocks that were turned into chapels in the Middle Ages. According to the director of the Institute of Archeology of the Academy of Sciences of Armenia Pavel Avetisyan, the institute plans to begin a thorough study …

The First Railway In The Territory Of Armenia

The First Railway In The Territory Of Armenia

The first railway line on the territory of the present Republic of Armenia was opened in 1899. It connected Tiflis (now Tbilisi) with Alexandropol (now Gyumri). In 1902, the Alexandropol – Erivan (Yerevan) section was opened as well. The railway in Armenia actively developed up until 1988. It was almost completely electrified. Nevertheless, the railway …

Armenian Linguists In The Literature Of World’s Nations

Among the Armenians, there are quite a few representatives whose genius gave impetus to other languages. For example, Soviet linguist, scientist, a native of Artsakh Ruben Avanesov created the first dialectological atlas of the Russian language in 1938. Our parents and grandparents also studied with the Russian language textbooks of his student S.G. Barkhudarov. In …

On The Legal Assessment Of The Criminal Moscow Treaty

On The Legal Assessment

The issue of Nakhijevan has already become a major task for our country. Due to this, we must, first of all, achieve an official legal assessment of the criminal Russian-Turkish Moscow Treaty of 1921. Then, at the legislative level, we need to recognize Armenia as the legal successor of the First Independent Republic of Armenia …

China Recognizes Ararat As An Armenian Land? – Ancient Civilizations Are Friends, While Nomads Are Raging

China Recognizes Ararat As An Armenian Land

The People’s Republic of China sent humanitarian aid to Armenia in containers. These containers had the following written on them: “May our friendship (be) higher than Mountain Ararat and longer than Yangtze River”. Mount Ararat was also portrayed on the containers. Thus, the Chinese side, if not officially, then at least ideologically, at the level …

The Moscow Treaty Ceased To Exist In 1925

The Moscow Treaty Ceased To Exist In 1925

Did you know that the ill-fated Moscow Treaty of 1921 actually ceased to exist after 1925? The Moscow Treaty of March 16, 1921, was signed (attention here!) by the Bolshevik government of unrecognized Soviet Russia, of which Armenia was not at all part. On the other hand, the agreement was signed not by a state …

Salah Performed At Hagia Sophia Of Trabzon

Salah Performed At Hagia Sophia

After Hagia Sophia in Constantinople was converted into a mosque, the Hagia Sophia of Trabzon reopened after reconstruction. 7 years ago, Trabzon’s Hagia Sophia was converted into a mosque as well. Hagia Sophia of Trabzon was first converted into a mosque after 1461 by Sultan Mehmed II and served as such until 1964. In 1958-1962, …

Ancient Artifacts Found In Baberd Fortress

Ancient Artifacts Found In Baberd Fortress

The first stage of renovation and archaeological excavations that began 3 years ago in the Baberd (Bayburt) fortress, the third largest fortress in Historical Armenia, is complete. During the excavations, many historical objects and artifacts were unearthed. The Baberd Fortress is located at the most important crossroads of the historic Silk Road and is the …

An Exhibition At The Armenian Monastery Of St. Thaddeus In Iran Dedicated To Its Inclusion In The UNESCO World Heritage List

An Exhibition At The Armenian Monastery Of St. Thaddeus

According to “Tehran Times”, an exhibition of paintings is currently being held in the Armenian monastery of St. Thaddeus in Iran to mark the 12th anniversary of the inclusion of the monastery in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The exhibition containing 77 paintings by children and adolescents was opened by Archbishop Gregor Chiftechyan and the …

Tiled Tomb Found In Martakert

Tiled Tomb Found In Martakert

Archaeologists in Artsakh discovered a tomb of the early Christian period. The head of the scientific group tasked with studying the territory of ancient Tigranakert Hamlet Petrosyan announced this on his Facebook page. During excavations carried out in the city of Martakert, a crypt was discovered on a construction site. According to Petrosyan, the flat …

Armenians From Dersim Talk About Their Nationality

Armenians From Dersim

“Turkey should remember the Armenian Genocide and take an appropriate position on this issue,” said a member of the Union of Armenians of Dersim Miran Prkich during his and Dersim community leaders’ and village elders’ visit to the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial. As reported by “Armenpress”, the visit took place on the initiative of the “Modus Vivendi” …

Nakhijevan Is An Integral Part Of The Republic Of Armenia

Nakhijevan Is An Integral Part

We present to your attention the real story of how Nakhijevan ended up in Azerbaijan. The map below shows the Yerevan (Erivan) governorate with its seven counties. This Yerevan was part of the Russian Empire. When Eastern Armenia was incorporated into the Russian Empire in 1828, a separate administrative national unit was created under the …