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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 …

Armenia and Britain

Armenia and Britain

The ancient name of the British Isles is Albion. This name is considered to have Celtic origin that was used by ancient Greeks. Ptolemy (90-168) has also written about Albion in his works. There is also another viewpoint that the name Albion has derived from the white cliff s found in the south-eastern part of …

Armenia on Ancient and Medieval Maps

Armenia on Ancient and Medieval Maps

In European (English, German) written sources (X–XII cc., XV and even XVIIIc.) it is stated that the ancestors of European people have Armenian origin. The names Armenia and Ararat are mentioned with love and pride. Ancient maps also testify about the fact that Armenia is an ancient country. The well-known ancient maps of the world, …

Misrepresentation of Ancient Written Sources and Testimonies Concerning Armenia (XIX-XX cc.)

Misrepresentation of Ancient Written Sources and Testimonies

Since the middle of the 19th century, as it was already mentioned, Armenia has been treated in completely another way. The reason was the new geopolitical conjuncture arising in the region. Driven by political expediency European countries like England, Germany and AustriaHungry were against the partition of Turkey and the formation of an Armenian State …

Armenians in India

Armenians in India

Armenians at first came to India presumably before the Great Deluge, taught local tribes the humanity, kindness and high knowledge. And the formation of Indo-European population in India (Armenlans plus high caste of local tribes) began. Later Armenians came to India in Ill-ll mill. BC bringing aryan world outlook and civilization (with epos). In the …

The Riddle of Armenian Letters on the Bavarian Fresco

The Riddle of Armenian Letters on the Bavarian Fresco

The grandiose and largest-in-the-world fresco by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo decorates the lobby of the Bavarian Bishops’ Palace in Würzburg. It features mythological creatures, ancient gods, nymphs, naiads, inhabitants of exotic countries, other figures fluttering among the clouds in a light dizzying flight, and… Armenian letters carved into a stone plate. How did the artist manage …

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 …