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Chopin About the Country of Armenia

Chopin About the Country of Armenia

“The country known as Armenia was once a fairly significant state, which extended in length from the banks of the Euphrates River to the Kur and the Caspian Sea for 1,500 versts (around 1,500 km or 932 mi), and in width from the lands of the Laz people, Colchis, the Caucasus Mountains, and Iberia to …

David Bek – “The Naive Armenian”

David Bek – "The Naive Armenian"

“And the Armenian, the naive Armenian, always remained faithful, was always devoted and sacrificed himself for the sake of others. Without worrying about his house, forgetting about his own troubles, he lived by other people’s interests. He left the ruins of his country to build other palaces. This is our disease. We do not know …

The Gulbenkian Library in Jerusalem

The Gulbenkian Library in Jerusalem

The Armenian quarter in the Old City was formed in the 12th century when the Cathedral of Surb Hakobyants was built. Later, the Surb Toros Church was erected as well, in which handwritten books of the Jerusalem Patriarchate of the Armenian Apostolic Church began to be collected. For a long time, Patriarch Yegishe Turyan had …

Garegin Nzhdeh – The Prophet of the Armenian People

Garegin Nzhdeh – The Prophet

The contribution of Nzhdeh to Armenianship is invaluable, and it is impossible to find a word that would more accurately describe his role in the life of this nation than the word “prophet”. Garegin Nzhdeh is a prophet of the Armenian people. He has been gifted to his nation at the most difficult times by …

Hranoush Bey – Founder of Boxing Shows in the US

Hranoush Bey – Founder

The book “Madame Bey’s: Home to Boxing Legends” tells about America’s most famous boxing club in the 1940s and its founder, Armenian emigrant Hranoush Bey, writes NewJerseyHills. “This book is dedicated to one of the most popular boxing clubs of the last century, where, for the first time in America, spectacular fights between professionals have …

To The Blessed Memory of Aram Yerganian, Legendary Armenian Hero

To The Blessed Memory of Aram Yerganian

Aram Yerganian (1900-1934) was an activist of the Armenian national liberation movement and a member of the Dashnaktsutyun party. During the Armenian Genocide of 1915, Yerganian was in Karin but soon left with the Russian troops for the Caucasus. In 1917, he joined the ranks of Armenian volunteers. Shortly after, he was appointed a quartermaster …