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Armenia in the 3rd Millennium BC

Armenia in the 3rd Millennium BC

Senior Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, Professor at the Department of History of Yerevan State University, and Candidate of Historical Sciences Artak Movsisyan in an afterword to his recently published work “Armenia in the 3rd millennium BC (according to written sources)” (Yerevan, …

Armin Wegner in Yerevan – 1965

Armin Wegner in Yerevan – 1965

In the below photo, Armin Wegner (October 16, 1886 – May 17, 1978) is on his knees in the Armenian Genocide memorial complex in Yerevan. It was 1965, and he was 79 years old. At a young age, after defending his dissertation on law in Germany, Armin Wegner decided to enter military service as a …

Emma Darling Cushman – Savior of Thousands of Armenian Children

Emma Darling Cushman

Pupils of the Mayetta School in Kansas prepared a documentary about an American nurse who had saved thousands of Armenian children orphaned during the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey. This nurse was Emma Darling Cushman, reports cjonline. After the government of the Ottoman Empire commenced its policy of expelling “foreigners” from “its” territory, Cushman remained …

Armenia on the Maps of Europe and the US – 1922-1925

Armenia on the Maps of Europe and the US

Below are cartographic materials produced in the first half of the 1920s. These American, German, and British maps are of great interest as they show the borders of Turkey. In accordance with the maps, the eastern border of Turkey passes along the line which was approved by the arbitration decision of the 28th President of …

Ancient Sources About Artsakh As Part of Armenia – Part III

Ancient Sources About Artsakh III

Ashkharatsuyts (Geography, 7th Century). “Utik stretches along the entire length of the right bank of the Kur River from Gugark (Gogarene) to the confluence of Araks and Kur. But we will tell about the actual country of Albania, which is located between the great Kur River and the mountain Kakaz.” Sebeos (7th century). “Vahram Chubin …

Ancient Sources About Artsakh As Part of Armenia – Part II

Ancient Sources About Artsakh II

Cassius Dio (155 – 235 AD). “[Resolving matters in Armenia], he [Pompey] overwintered in the Anahitida district (in Akilisen) and near the Kournas River, dividing the troops into three [parts] and receiving from Tigran many different [supplies] and money, much more than the set [amount]. However, he did not manage to spend the winter quietly …

The Mysterious Armenian Musical Notation – Khazes

The Mysterious Armenian Musical Notation

Among the many mysteries with which Armenia is rich, a special place is occupied by the khazes, the musical notation used to transcribe religious Armenian music. The khaz notation was developed in the 7th-9th centuries, presumably by poet and scholar Stepanos Syunetsi. At the beginning of the 20th century, European and Armenian scientists began to …

The Last Journey of Alexander Mantashev

April 1911. Along the route of the Saint Petersburg-Tbilisi train, a large concentration of Armenians was observed at each station. Even for such a train, congestion and turmoil at the stations were unusual. People came with wreaths to cover the coffin of the most famous Armenian philanthropist of all times, late Alexander Mantashev, which was …

Victory Parade in Yerevan – The Litmus Test

Victory Parade in Yerevan

The absurd play with obvious signs of aggressive obscurantism called the “Victory Day” of May 9, 2019, was initiated by the Russian Kremlin and Co. and then spread to some former Soviet republics, including Armenia. The initiators of obscurantism have previously voiced the slogan “we can repeat 1941-1945,” whose doubtfulness gives some food for thought. …

A Book About the Extermination of Armenian Catholics

A Book About the Extermination

Recently, a new book was published in Turkey about the deportation and extermination of the Armenian Catholics of Ankara. This was reported by the Istanbul newspaper “Akos.” The book “Events in Ankara” was written in 1921 by Istanbul Armenian from Ankara Simon Arakelian. The book was written in Turkish for the Armenian-speaking user. Subsequently, the …

What’s Going On In Karahunj – Nana Herouni

What’s Going On In Karahunj

Earlier, it was reported that barbaric “excavations” are carried out in Karahunj with equipment such as tractors, excavators, cranes, pitchforks, and shovels, with all the work done by ordinary workers without special training. Thus, the foundations of the megalithic astronomical instruments were exposed. It should be noted that shifts in the megaliths’ positions may devalue …

The Ancient Nature of the Armenian People

The Ancient Nature of the Armenian People

Something has survived and has come down to us since antiquity. This something is called the heritage of the ethnos. People can be deceived – they can be forced to accept another faith, and they can be given other values in order to destroy their future. Even the noblest and honest people can be deceived …

Vatican Tried to Stop the Armenian Genocide

Vatican Tried to Stop the Armenian Genocide

According to the Italian TV channel Rome Reports, researchers of Vatican archival documents on the Armenian Genocide published the first book about the attempts of Pope Benedict XV and his curia to stop mass slaughters in the Ottoman Empire. The publication presents a chronological story about what measures the nuncio (the official diplomatic representative of …

Ancient Temple of Mithra Discovered in Historical Armenia

Ancient Temple of Mithra

In the Turkish province of Diyarbakir (in historical Western Armenia), scientists discovered a unique underground temple dedicated to the ancient deity Mithra. The structure is estimated to have an age of 1,700 years. According to the Turkish “Hurriyet”, the temple was discovered near the historic Zerzevan castle during archaeological excavations conducted by the staff of …

A Settlement of Archaic Humans in Yerevan

A Settlement of Archaic Humans

The oldest settlement in Yerevan was discovered by chance only 50 years ago. Then, passersby accidentally discovered remains of bones and skeletons in one of the favorite places of rest of the capital’s residents, Yerevan Lake. The relevant authorities responded to the discovery of the citizens and found out that the bones are the remains …