Monthly archives: June, 2021

Image of God – Dumuzid

Image of God - Dumuzid

According to cuneiform sources, an image of a God known as Dumuzid was recorded in Sumer. in the 4th century BC. Older evidence about Dumuzid is known from the Syunik petroglyphs carved in the early Stone Age. Dumuzid is one of the names Hai = Vahagn, the eldest son of God (Vordi, Vordi Var, Armenak, …

When you criticize the Armenian nation

When you criticize the Armenian nation

When you criticize the Armenian nation, I would like to list the names of all the saints of the Armenian people and ask – are not all these saints, devoted people, pure in soul and thoughts, from your people? The images of these people are embroidered on the flags of the cities of the world. …

Facial sculpture from Karahan Tepe

Facial sculpture from Karahan Tepe

Exploration continues in Karakhan Tepe, 35 km east of Portasar (Göbekli Tepe) Scientists believe that the buildings of Karahan Tepe are older than Portasar. In the photo there is a facial sculpture from Karahan Tepe Sukias Torosyan Translation by Art-A-Tsolum

CNN The Silk Road: Armenian carpets

CNN The Silk Road: Armenian carpets

CNN explores the rich traditions of Armenian carpet weaving. Over time, the ancient craft turned into a multimillion-dollar industry. Traditionally, wall hangings and floor carpets have been used in Armenia since ancient times. Interior walls, sofas, chairs, beds and tables were decorated with carpets. Until now, carpets are often used as curtains and decoration of …

Interview with Nana Herouni – President of the Karahunj Armenian Studies Center

Interview with Nana Herouni - President of the Carahunj Armenian Studies Center

Nana Herouni, President of the Karahunj Armenian Studies Center, spoke about the Ancient Observatory of Karahunj, the current problems in science and the problems she faced during her career. She compared Karahunj with “similar structures in other countries”, noting that, according to scientific research, Karahunj is the most ancient. She noted scholars and researchers, because …

Jukhtavank monastery in the dense forests of Dilijan

Jukhtavank monastery in the dense forests of Dilijan

April in Jukhtakvank. In the dense forests of Dilijan this small monastery, beautiful in its modesty and simplicity, is hidden. The name comes from the word “jhukht” which means “couple”, since the complex includes two buildings: Surb Astvatsatsin and Surb Grigor churches. On the walls of Surb Astvatsatsin, there are chronicle inscriptions from which it …

Komitas – Documentary

Komitas - Documentary

A short documentary film directed by Ashot Poghosyan about the life and work of the great Armenian composer, music theorist and ethnographer Komitas (Soghomonyan Soghomon 1869-1935). Two versions of the tape are available to the viewer: in Russian and in Armenian. Source vstrokax.net Translation Art-A-Tsolum Komitas Հայերեն Komitas Russian version

Procopius about the Armenians

Procopius about the Armenians

Procopius, a 6th century historiographer, wrote: “… Until 474, the Roman emperors, when selecting their bodyguards, taking into account the dignity of the people, gave preference to the Armenians! Armenians are the only people who bequeaths their souls to God, their hearts to their families, and their bodies to their Motherland! Armenians are the people …

Language spreads through culture

Language spreads through culture

In 1965, in the context of the UN Year of International Cooperation, Margaret Mead proposed using the Armenian language as an international language, instead of Esperanto, an artificial language created specifically for international use. Mao Zedong was in favor, but first demanded 30 million teachers of the Armenian language. In general, languages are spread through …

Zarmair Haykazuni during the Trojan War

Zarmair Haykazuni during the Trojan War

Zarmair Haykazuni 1180 BC Our Zarmayr, who was a citizen of the Assyrians, helped Priam, the ruler of Troy, with a small Ethiopian army and died from wounds received from the brave Hellenes. I wish it was really Achilles, and not another brave warrior. In Greek mythology, Memnon (Zarmair Haykazuni) was killed by Achilles. Notes …

Art Nouveau buildings preserved in Gyumri

Art Nouveau buildings preserved in Gyumri

Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) (Liberty style) French: moderne, late 19th century – early 20th century. In Yerevan, there were also buildings in the Art Nouveau style, but they were demolished, and in Gyumri they have survived to this day. Thanks to the residents of Gyumri, they say that they will build a new quarter of old …