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The Armenian Highlands and Its Living Stones – Armenia and Armenians

The Armenian Highlands and Its Living Stones

Armenia and the Armenian Highlands are called a “mountain island” because they are positioned above the neighboring countries and feature magnificent mountain chains, picturesque plateaus, and extinct volcanos. In this land, Armenians, one of the oldest peoples in the world, have lived and developed since ancient times. The very first accounts of the Armenian Highlands and …

What Tigran II the Great Looked Like?

What Tigran II the Great Looked Like?

Tigran II the Great is referred to as the King of Kings in Armenian history. He is one of the most successful kings in history, though he is fairly unknown to western audiences. Tigran II subdued the entirety of Mesopotamia, conquered the Parthians, and challenged the world’s greatest power at the time, the Roman Empire. …

Gampr Dogs to Guard the Borders of Armenia

Gampr Dogs to Guard the Borders of Armenia

In September 2016, the Kennel Union of Armenia entered into an agreement with the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia in order to enhance the defense of the state’s borders. The program has been in development during the last several years, and it will soon be put into action. Subsequently, the Armenian state …

Toponyms “Armenia” and “Urartu” are Synonymous

Toponyms “Armenia” and “Urartu” are Synonymous

It is certainly known that Armenia and Urartu are synonymous. In Darius the Great’s Behistun inscription (ca. 520 BC), the Babylonian toponym “Urashtu” appears as “Armina” in Old Persian and “Harminuia” in Elamite, which correspond to modern “Armenia”. The land is called “Ararat” in Hebrew as well. The toponym “Urartu” appeared as a regional rather …

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 …

The “Kingdom of Ararat-Urartu” Documentary – Dispelling the False Theories

The “Kingdom of Ararat-Urartu” Documentary

The theory of Diakonoff and Piotrovsky regarding the existence of a separate state of Urartu in the territory of modern Armenia can be now considered completely false. Artak Movsisyan’s documentary is just a tiny drop in the ocean of information confirming the identity of Armenia with Urartu. The false theory of Diakonoff and Piotrovsky was …

Anti-Armenian Hysteria in Russian Media

Anti-Armenian Hysteria in Russian Media

Anti-Armenian hysteria concerning the lately signed EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement promises to gain some momentum in Russian media. The general hysterical articles and materials published and shown on the channels “Zvezda”, “ORT” and “NTV” will soon be joined by other channels, just because it would be possible for them to get involved into …

Scottish Scientist Stephen Sim Describing His Trip to Nakhichevan

Scottish Scientist Stephen Sim Describing His Trip to Nakhichevan

Scottish scientist Stephen Sim described the unpleasant experience of his visit to Nakhichevan, the historical Armenian territory now occupied by Azerbaijan. Since Sim’s accusatory report of 2006 was not adequately covered in the international media, in this article, Harut Sasunyan presented some important points from the Scottish scientist’s report. Sim said that he arrived in …

Legendary Ararat (Video)

Legendary Ararat (Video)

Below, you can watch a video shot in honor of the legendary Armenian mountain Ararat. In many religions of the ancient world, Mount Ararat was considered the place where people moored after the Great Flood. From this place began the rebirth of mankind. Ararat was a sacred mountain in ancient Armenia even in the pre-Christian …

Abused Plain Tree Legend or the Unpunished Destruction of the Armenian Identity

Abused Plain Tree Legend or the Unpunished Destruction

The whole nature of Armenia is marked by an ancient culture that identifies the Armenian ethnos with the location under an intentionally forgotten name, Armenian Highlands. Everything that recalls the presence of the ancient Armenians is being deliberately destroyed, including the Armenians themselves. There is no doubt that this is done purposefully because no one …

Armenians Indeed Are Autochthonous to the Armenian Highlands

Armenians Indeed Are Autochthonous to the Armenian Highlands

In November 2016, the archaeological excavations conducted by the Armenian and foreign scientists in the Karabakh village of Azokh confirmed that the people who had lived there seven thousand years ago are the ancestors of modern Armenians. “Armenians are the only autochthonous people of the Armenian Highlands, they did not move in from other regions,” …