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The Temple or Tomb of Garni

The Temple or Tomb of Garni

The Garni Temple is a renovated Hellenistic temple in Garni, Armenia. It is now the only Greco-Roman structure standing in Armenia and the former Soviet Union. The temple is the most known symbol of pre-Christian Armenia. In all likelihood, the temple was built by King Trdat I of Armenia in the 1st century AD and …

Armenian Behayna Kingdom – Paris Herouni

Armenian Behayna Kingdom - Paris Herouni

In many books on history it is said that in territory of the Great Armenia 4300 – 4200 years ago there lived tribes of Hourites (or Hayassa). These are wrong, because they were not tribes and did not have said names. They were Armenians-Aryans living all the time in the Great Armenian Kingdom. In Armenia …

Culture in Great Armenia – Paris Herouni

Culture in Great Armenia - Paris Herouni

Excavations in Armenian Highland Near Armenian historical town Arhan (now Ergani in Diarbekir region of Turkey) 9500-year-old town with very high culture was excavated in 80-es of last century [91]. The monumental houses of this town were built according to one general project. Many tools, instruments and weapons made from copper and marks of developed …

Armenians in Babylon – Paris Herouni

Armenians in Babylon - Paris Herouni

The town and State Babylon arose in South Mesopotamia during the process of building of Babylon Tower by Armenian Kesar Hayk, approximately at the period of 2526 – 2495 BC, when at that place many workers were settled. In this land from the old time many Armenians lived. The first King of this land was …

Armenian Kesar Hayk – Paris Herouni

Armenian Kesar Hayk

According to the Bible (and also by Movses Khorenatsi [20, p. 12]) the Armenian Kesar Torgom, the father of Hayk, was the third after lafet (Habeth), son of Noah. By the name of Kesar Torgom Armenia was also called (sometimes until now) ”Torgom’s home (dome)”. In the middle of ID millennium BC the son of …

Armenians in America – Paris Herouni

Armenians in America - Paris Herouni

There are many enigmas in Old History of Central America, coming from the period of many thousand years ago, l.e, before the well known period of Mayas, Aztecs (Mexico), Incas (Peru, Bolivia, Chile) cultures of n millennium BC- 11 millennium AD. These enigmas include the presence of the same old legends of population of all …

Armenian Troy – Paris Herouni

Armenian Troy - Paris Herouni

Our knowledge about Troy and Trojan Kingdom comes from “Iliad” of Homer (IX-VID cent. BC) and results of excavations of German archaeologist H.Schliemann in 1870-1890 on a hill lying about 6km from the Dardanelles Channel. Excavations were continued by W.Dorpfeld and then, in 1932-1938 by American expedition led by W.Semple and C.Blegen. Troy was a …

The Great Armenia in X-V Millennia BC

The Great Armenia in X-V Millennia BC

In the period of X-V millennia BC the Great Armenia still was the single state (with other Armenian kingdoms) in the World and Armenians were the single civilized nation, having high culture, knowledge and Alphabet. The Great Armenia existed on territories between Black and Caspian seas on the both sides of river Cour (Kura), around …

Armenians in Middle Asia – Paris Herouni

Armenians in Middle Asia - Paris Herouni

Armenians came to Middle Asia in old time. But about it there is too little data. It is known that: 1. There was an old state called Baktria. This word has Armenian background and in Armenian means: B-ak-t-r-ia (P-wq-mep-}1w) =the country giving kind beginning =pwp}1 wqndi~ mqllIJ. hplWp. 2. Bactrians or Tohars routed the Greek …

Armenia and The Basques (Spain)

Armenia and The Basques (Spain)

The “Asian version” (2nd c. B. C.) is one of the ancient sources about the origin of the Basques, one of the oldest peoples in Europe. A Roman historian, Appian, (95–165 A.D.) writes: “Some consider Asian Iberia to be a colony for European Iberians; others think that they are the ancestors of European Iberians. There …

Armenia and the Celts (Gauls)

Armenia and the Celts (Gauls)

Coming to Europe, the Celts settled in the central and western vast territories of that continent; in almost all the European countries: France, Spain, Germany, Italy, England, Belgium, Irland, etc. They were called Keltoi by the Greeks, galli and gallatian by the Romans. In Armenian literature they are called the gauls (gaghiatsi). Celts are also …