Day archives: October 24th, 2021

The Family Keepsakes Saved From Genocide

The Family Keepsakes Saved From Genocide

A photograph series asks the Midwestern descendants of survivors of the Armenian Genocide to show the items that were saved from the events of 1915. The story of survival has unfortunately become a popular leitmotif of modern biographies and communities. The violence of social upheavals during the modern era has generated an endless stream of …

Tigranes the Great – World History Encyclopedia

Tigranes the Great - World History Encyclopedia

Tigranes II or Tigranes the Great ruled as the king of Armenia from c. 95 to c. 56 BCE. Expanding in all directions, at its peak, Tigranes’ Armenian Empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. Not before or since would Armenians control such a huge swathe of Asia. Tigranes would only be checked once his kingdom became enmeshed in the ambitions …