Month: May 2021

Unique photo of the delegation of the First Republic of Armenia in the USA-1919

Unique photo of the delegation of the First Republic of Armenia in the USA-1919

Official delegation of the government of the First Republic of Armenia to the United States in 1919. During that difficult period for the newly independent Armenia, full of refugees, the Armenian delegation was able to solve the food problem of the country by delivering 1.3 million sacks of flour, a large amount of grain and …

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Government building of the First Republic of Armenia-1918-1920

Government building of the First Republic of Armenia-1918-1920

In this building, in 1918-1920, the Government of the First Republic of Armenia operated. The building was built in 1905 in Yerevan at 37 Hanrapetutyan Street. Source: History Museum of Armenia / Հայաստանի պատմության թանգարան Before publishing pretentious, toast-like statuses about the First Republic of Armenia, let us remember that this was the building of …

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Oshin Gandzaketsi - Son of Hetum - Founder of the Cilician Hetumid dynasty

Oshin Gandzaketsi – Son of Hetum – Founder of the Cilician Hetumid dynasty

Oshin Gandzaketsi, son of Hetum. In 1073, fleeing the persecution of the Seljuk Turks, he and his family moved to Cilicia from the village of Mayryats Jurk, which was located in the Artsakh region of Great Armenia (Northern Artsakh), establishing the Khetumid dynasty. The ruler of Cilicia, Ablgarib Artsruni, presented to his friend Oshin the …

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Ancient artifacts discovered on the territory of the Tavush fortress

Ancient artifacts discovered on the territory of the Tavush fortress

Ancient artifacts were discovered by Armenian archaeologists on the territory of the Tavush fortress. Excavations in the north-east of the republic have been going on for decades. During this time, only part of the historical building was explored. The territory is studied carefully, as every detail is important. MIR 24 correspondent Anna Harutyunyan reviewed the …

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Zakaria Shakhrimanyan - One of the founders of the Fantasy genre

Zakaria Shakhrimanyan – One of the founders of the Fantasy genre

Zakaria Shakhrimanyan is Astvatsatur’s son, born in 1708. Place of birth Venetian Republic – Italian-Armenian writer, philosopher, translator. Considered one of the founders of the Fantasy genre. The book is called Enrico Vanton’s Journey to the World of Monkeys and Sharks. Most likely the design of the book also belongs to him. Sukias Torosyan Translation …

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