Day archives: October 1st, 2021

Saint Ewost’atéwos Of Ethiopia & His Exile To Armenia

Saint Ewost’atéwos Of Ethiopia & His Exile To Armenia

This highly original icon is a tribute to the revered Ethiopian visionary Ewost’atéwos, who was born about 1273. The House of Ewost’atéwos is one of the two major monastic orders of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Ethiopia’s earliest state adopted Christianity as its official religion in the fourth century. The country thus shared with Armenia the …

Recently Discovered Tombs Of Armenian Kings In Aghdzk: What We Know

Recently Discovered Tombs Of Armenian Kings In Aghdzk: What We Know

Late in 2016, an archaeological site in the village of Aghdzk, Aragatsotn province, Armenia including the tomb of kings, basilica church, monuments, and cross-stones shards was discovered. According to archaeologist Hakob Simonyan who recently presented the results, the excavation site dates back to the 4th century A.D. and belongs to Arshakuni kings. Three sealed stone chests were discovered in …