Category: People

Aghavni Mkrtchyan – Witness to the Genocide – Bitlis – 1915

Aghavni, an eyewitness to the Armenian Genocide, described the deportation path she had traveled along with her mother and brother. She also told about the blood-filled Euphrates and her fateful meeting with Hovhannes Tumanyan. “We are natives of Bitlis. I am the granddaughter of Mukhsi Vardan. The Turks destroyed our home. There were seventy people

Armenian Philosophers of the Early Medieval Period

Among the most renowned medieval Armenian philosophers is Yeznik Koghbatsi (5th century). Koghbatsi, a representative of apologetics, was a student of Mesrop Mashtots, the creator of the Armenian national writing system. Together with him, he translated the Bible and many philosophical works into Armenian. Koghbatsi was educated in the Byzantine Empire. He knew Syriac, Greek,

Turkey Is Built on the Property of Armenians – Henry S. Terio

Giving a speech at the global forum “Against the Crime of Genocide” in Yerevan, Professor Henry S. Terio – lecturer and dean of the Philosophy Faculty at Worcester State University (USA) – stated that fair negotiations between Armenia and Turkey are possible only if fair compensation is provided. “Lands, money, bank accounts were taken away

Khor Virap Against the Backdrop of Ararat – Photo’s History

At the age of 18, a Norwegian young man Christian Lindgren left school and began to travel the world in search of adventure, as well as to follow his passion for photography. By the age of 27, he had already visited 97 countries, including Armenia, taking highly interesting photographs. This was reported by British tabloid

I Look at the World in Armenian – William Saroyan

“I do not write in Armenian, but I look at the world in Armenian.” These are the words of famous William Saroyan, American prose writer and playwright of Armenian descent. The writer was born on August 31, 1908, in the city of Fresno (California) into a poor family of Armenian immigrants. Having started his career

Anti-Armenian Racism in Azerbaijan is Felt Constantly – Michel Onfray

“In Azerbaijan, anti-Armenian racism is felt constantly – hysterical, reckless, passionate, and dangerous,” said French philosopher and prose writer Michel Onfray in an interview with the French-Armenian magazine “Nouvelles d’Arménie.” The philosopher visited Azerbaijan at the invitation of his friend, a composer of modern music Pierre Thilloy. Regarding the impressions of this trip, Onfray said

Garegin Nzhdeh’s Letter to Joseph Stalin

“Citizen generalissimo! You partly know about me from rumors. I would not want to live if I did not feel that there are still missions worth living. Dying? Is there anything easier than death for an old patriot and revolutionary? Doesn’t the contempt for death explain the fact that I didn’t leave Sofia? I am

Alex Yemenidjian – Hollywood Phenomenon

Alex Yemenidjian was born in Argentina in 1955 into the family of an ordinary Armenian shoemaker. When he was 13 years old, his family moved to the United States in search of a better life and settled in Los Angeles. In 1977, Alex Yemenidjian graduated from college as an accountant. He would then teach the