Monthly archives: May, 2021

Navy of the First Republic of Armenia

Navy of the First Republic of Armenia

A year after the proclamation of the First Republic of Armenia, in May 1919, the first naval fleet of the republic was formed in Sevan. What was the danger for the southeastern coast of Sevan, because of what was the Sevan fleet formed? Where are our first combat ships “Ashot Yerkat”, “Ksyusha” and others now? …

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 …

Garegin Nzhdeh’s victories are a fact

Garegin Nzhdeh's victories are a fact

In the early autumn of 1920, there was a period when only Meghri and a few nearby villages remained under the control of Nzhdeh. The enemy occupied Goris, Kapan, Sisian. In Meghri, Nzhdeh was surrounded on three sides by Russians, Turks and Tatars, and was pressed against the Persian border. Thus, Nzhdeh was completely cut …

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 …

Dagger of Garegin Nzhdeh

Dagger of Garegin Nzhdeh

Thousands of times it is correctly said that “the weapon is not intended for the cunning, but for the brave.” And although today’s weapons are predominantly mathematical, but the fate of armies today and tomorrow and forever is determined by the human spirit. Garegin Nzhdeh Photo courtesy of Nana Herouni Translated Art-A-Tsolum

Photo of an Armenian church in Iran won the prestigious Wiki Loves Monuments competition

Photo of an Armenian church in Iran won the prestigious Wiki Loves Monuments competition

Photo of the Armenian Catholic Church of St. John in Iran, authored by Farzin Izaddust Dar, won the annual international prestigious photo competition Wiki Loves Monuments 2020. “In harmony between nature and culture, the church seems to float against a snowy background,” says the description of the photo. “This picture is absolutely amazing,” said one …

Garegin Nzhdeh about the envy of his princes

Garegin Nzhdeh about the envy of his princes

“Looking back at our history, we see that not a single dictator of the East has caused the Armenian people as much harm as the envy of armenian melik, prince and crown did. …Yes, no external enemy has dealt a blow to our people as mercilessly as did some figures from the inside. Denunciation, betrayal, …

Historical photo of the Red Army on Abovyan street in Yerevan

Historical photo of the Red Army on Abovyan street in Yerevan

History teaches that it teaches nothing! The photo posted below shows the Red Army on Abovyan Street – Yerevan. One hundred and one years ago, on November 29, 1920, the 11th Red Army invaded Armenia. Armenia became Soviet. All this happened in a geopolitically complex regional situation ․․․ indeed, history is cyclical, it teaches only …

The period of decline of the ancient religion of Armenia

The 21st edition of the “Voice of Ararat” program of “Azat Dzain” news agency is dedicated to the period of decline of the ancient religion and worldview of Armenia. The revaluation of material values forced the Armenians to move away from their roots, value system and faith. The barbarian invasions of Alexander the Great played …