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Garegin Nzhdeh About The Demon Of Feud

Garegin Nzhdeh About The Demon

“Yes, there was a time when Armenia stretched from sea to sea and beyond and when good luck crowned the victorious Armenian forehead with its pink fingers. But alas, nothing lasts forever under the sun. A nation that has skyrocketed must collapse with a roar. It is destined to gradually lose its power until one …

The Maral Ensemble In Istanbul Turned 40 Years Old

The Maral Ensemble In Istanbul

Over 2019, the Istanbul Song and Dance Ensemble Maral has been preparing for the festive concert dedicated to the 40th anniversary of its founding which was held at the Istanbul Congress Center in on December 15, 2019. The Maral Song and Dance Ensemble was founded in 1980 by Benoit Kuzubashi and his friends. The main …

Garegin Nzhdeh On False Intellectuals

Garegin Nzhdeh On False Intellectuals

“Armenians do not yet have an idea of the evil that is called false intelligentsia. Armenians misuse the word intelligentsia, misunderstand its meaning. For us, an intellectual is every educated person. This is precisely the fatal mistake. Study, education, scientific baggage – all this is necessary but not enough to make someone a real representative …

Garegin Nzhdeh – Epitaph

Garegin Nzhdeh – Epitaph

“Stop, traveler, in front of this unknown burial mound in which I am not destined to come to peace. And tell me – is there still peace and sun? God forbid, have the hearts of the Armenians fallen asleep even though the dead have no peace because they have no graves? Do you hear, traveler, …

Armenian Architecture In The Eyes Of Italian Scholars

Armenian Architecture

The remarkable compositions of Armenian architecture put Armenian architectonics among the unique phenomena of medieval civilization. To analyze the construction equipment of the Middle Ages, to study its influences, and to evaluate the prerequisites for the development of the culture of a given country means to a certain extent illuminate the process of formation of …

Our Faith Is Righteous – Garegin Nzhdeh – Quotes

Our Faith Is Righteous

“We believe that after Calvary, the Resurrection will come. And our faith is righteous. We foresee the great future of the Armenian Fatherland and tremblingly kneel before this divine vision. We look forward to its future happiness. And seven times we are proud that we are Armenians.” “Someone who is craven is a scarecrow that …

Illustrations Of Grigor Khanjyan For The Poem Of Paruyr Sevak

Illustrations Of Grigor Khanjyan

Below are illustrations covering the tragic events of the history of Armenia made by Armenian artist Grigor Khanjyan for Paruyr Sevak’s poem “The Unsilenceable Belfry” (Անլռելի զանգակատուն). The central figure of the poem is composer Komitas and the story of his life and death. The poem “The Unsilenceable Belfry” is the most significant creation of …

The Early Christian Culture Of Artsakh

The Early Christian Culture Of Artsakh

Archaeological studies of recent years in Artsakh have found interesting elements of early Christian culture in its territory. The head of the Artsakh archaeological expedition Hamlet Petrosyan announced this in an interview with reporters of “Armenpress”. According to Petrosyan, during the archaeological excavations of the temple of Surb-Stepanos of Vachar, an interesting mausoleum was discovered …

The Gospels Of The Seven Apostles As A Gift To Matenadaran

The Gospels Of The Seven Apostles

On Thursday, the Armenian National Union of Education and Culture donated 27 unique 14-20th-century manuscripts and publications to the repository of ancient manuscripts “Matenadaran”. Among the copies donated to Matenadaran are collections, diaries, ritual books, psalms, gospels, and a musical collection. As the director of Matenadaran Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan told the News Armenia agency, this is …

Armenian-Language Street Signs in Córdoba, Argentina

Armenian-Language Street

Street signs in Argentina’s city of Córdoba, the second largest city in the country, were translated into Armenian. The authorities of Córdoba decided to establish bilingual signs on the streets with Armenian and Spanish names. “The author of the initiative was a member of the city council of Córdoba Lucas Palyan, an Armenian by origin. …

To Armenia For Brain Therapy – Alain Terzian

To Armenia For Brain Therapy

Alain Terzian: “I visit Armenia for brain therapy.” “People are people, but some people are legends – for example, Alain Terzian, who told the whole world that Jean Reno may be an Armenian Mafiosi and that you can come to Armenia to ‘for brain therapy’,” told columnist Ruben Gyulmisaryan about one man who has spoken …