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The Ownerless Cultural Heritage Of Historical Armenia

The Ownerless Cultural Heritage

Varagavank in poor condition The Varagavank monastery is located at the foot of Mount Erek 10 km from the city of Van in Western Armenia. This 11th-century monastery is now located in the vicinity of the village of Yukar-Bakrakhl. The Varagavank monastery was built by the Armenian ruler of Vaspurakan and was named in honor …

Destruction Of The Armenian Heritage In Historical Armenia

Destruction Of The Armenian Heritage

Kharberd’s (now Elazig) 600-year-old Armenian historical buildings in Historical Armenia are now being damaged and destroyed by robbers. For centuries, these historic buildings have survived many natural and manmade cataclysms but are now falling to treasure hunters. These hunters are not only destroying history but are also desecrating 600 years old Armenian graves in the …

Monuments Of Historical Armenia In Deplorable Condition

Monuments Of Historical Armenia

The house of priests near the Kars fortress in Historical Armenia is in poor condition The Church of the 12 Apostles and the House of Priests near the Kars Fortress in Historical Armenia are among the most important tourist and historical locations in the area and are included in the register of historical buildings. The …

The Van Monastery Of The Seven Churches Now Endangered

The Van Monastery

The monastery of the Seven Churches, one of the most important historical monuments of Van in Historical Armenia, is currently endangered. The dome of the destroyed monastery collapsed in 2011 from an earthquake. And now, locals frequently use the stones of the monastery as building materials. Tourists often get shocked when comparing old photographs of …

Piero Marrazzo On The Armenian Genocide Through The Fate Of Aznavour, Arslan, And Many Others

Piero Marrazzo On The Armenian Genocide

Italian journalist and author of the documentary “Children of Ararat” Piero Marrazzo recently gave an interview to Cinema Italiano. Note that “Children of Ararat” was endorsed by Rai Italia. It was released in 2016 and was presented at the Sudestival film festival in the Italian region of Apulia. In the interview, Marrazzo talked about genocide …

The Armenian Monastery Of Surb-Khach In Rostov-On-Don

The Armenian Monastery Of Surb-Khach

The Armenian Surb Khach Monastery is the very first stone building in Rostov-on-Don. The monastery is surrounded by a beautiful, flowering park with gorgeous ponds that are frequently crowned by ducks. This park is also home to a spring with a swimming pool and crystal clear water. The monastery was established in 1792. Writer, philosopher, …

Unique Two-Volume Work On The Armenian Genocide Published In The US – The New York Times

Unique Two-Volume Work

In the United States, the two-volume work “Armenian Genocide: the Beginning and Consequences” has been published, presenting hundreds of publications by the authoritative American newspaper “The New York Times” on the Genocide since the end of the 19th century. Articles and informational materials included in this work tell about the black pages of the history …

Racist Graffiti On An Armenian Church In Constantinople

Racist Graffiti On An Armenian Church

The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople (Istanbul) has reported a new act of vandalism on its official Facebook page. On the walls and thresholds of the Armenian Church of St. Archangels in the Balat district of Constantinople, inscriptions and drawings have recently appeared, containing hateful expressions and manifestations of racism. The Armenian Patriarchate noted that these …

The UK Newsletter “Bible In The World” On The Resistance Of Armenians On Musa Dag

The UK Newsletter "Bible In The World"

Since 1804, the British publishing organization B.F.BS has published the bulletin “The Bible in the World”. This bulletin has contained information on the activities of its representatives around the world along with reports on notable events in the areas where they have been dispatched. A newsletter published in January 1916 states that 5,000 Armenian residents …