Category «History»

Armenia Land of the Gods – Ancient written sources of Mesopotamia

Armenia Land of the Gods - Ancient written sources of Mesopotamia

There are many citations about “high mounts”, “gods”, “immortals”, “holy laws” and “sacred ceremonies” of Aratta country in one of the ancient sources, in the Sumerian heroic epic “Gilgamesh” (“Gilgamesh and the Land of Immortals”, “Enmerkar and the Lord Priest of Aratta”, “Lugalbanda and Mount Hurum” and other sections).13 Aratta was an Armenian ancient State.14 …

Armenians in Egypt

Armenians in Egypt

During XV-IT millennia BC Armennians researched the near and far lands and seas, and propagated everywhere civilization, knowledge and belief to the AR kind God. Everywhere local tribes deified them for their humanity, high knowledge and kindness. Armenians presented to other nations accumulated during millennia high knowledge, kindness, IndoEuropean culture and language as bounteously and …

The Origins of the Armenian People – Can Historical Data Eliminate Falsifications?

The Origins of the Armenian People

In the below video, historian Artak Movsisyan talks in detail about the origins of the Armenian ethnos. The data is delivered by Armenian, Greek, Georgian, Arab, and Jewish historical sources. We have repeatedly covered the topic of the falsification of the Armenians’ history, including their origins. In this regard, Alexander the Great tried to “rewrite” …

Armenia in the 2nd-1st Millennia BC

Armenia in the 2nd-1st Millennia BC

Armenia in the 20th-18th centuries BC. Dozens of the settlements of the Armenian Highlands have been engaged in foreign trade through a trade route to the north of Western Asia. That route stretched from Kültepe all the way to the Caspian Sea. It was mainly used for the transport of metal, so given the fact …

Armenia Under Bagratids

Armenia Under Bagratids

After the Arabs had been driven out from Armenia, the peace set by king Ashot II lasted for more than 100 years. The Bagratid Armenia entered into an agreement with the Byzantine Empire. Thanks to that, the spread feudal possessions went under Armenia’s control. Subsequently, the country stepped into a period of economic and cultural …

The Great Armenia in 40-23 Millennia

The Great Armenia in 40-23 Millennia

The Great (Mother) Armennia, the cradle of Armennians was on the territories around Mount Ararat on Armennian Highland, i.e. in latitude limits about 35° – 4r, to the South from river Cour (Kura), between the Black and Caspian seas and by the longitude to the East from river Euphrates, including lakes Sevan, Van and Urmia. …

Armenia in Old Time – 50-20 Millennia BC

Armenia in Old Time - 50-20 Millennia BC

The favorable natural and climatic conditions in Armennia contributed the fast development of people with their knowledge, technology, experience, and cultural, social and human relations. In Summer people knew that further again will come Winter, so it was necessary to make preparations: to make warm clothes from skins of animals, to dry fruits, preserve meat, firewood, …

The 1915 Armenian Genocide

The 1915 Armenian Genocide

The most terrible page in Armenian history, the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923, is connected with the WWI. Taking advantage of the conflict, the criminal government of Young Turks together with the German specialists organized the mass slaughter of the Armenian population. Despite drafting male Armenians into the army, the Turkish government left them without any …

Armenian King Pap and His Struggle for Sovereign Royal Power

Armenian King Pap and His Struggle for Sovereign Royal Power

Armenian king Pap (Պապ) continued his father’s policy. Like Arshak II, he strove to strengthen the royal power. In particular, the cavalry at the disposal of the king was increased from 10,000 to 90,000 people. Such dramatic measures in regard to the royal house’s security didn’t mean that the king has forgotten about the welfare …

“From Rock Carvings to an Alphabet” – Artak Movsisyan’s Documentary About the Armenian Alphabet

“From Rock Carvings to an Alphabet”

Ancient people have seemingly possessed outstanding memory, if compared with modern individuals. They only had to hear some information once in order to understand and remember it. The need of recording the heard information occurred much later due to the people losing those unique memory features, which used to allow them to quickly memorize any …