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17th-Century Armenian Tombstones Found In The City Of Aydın

17th-Century Armenian Tombstones

Armenian graves have been discovered in the Nazilli district of the Turkish province of Aydın. The city of Aydın was founded by the ancient inhabitants of Tarsus and used to be called Tralles. According to the Turkish website NazılıHabadis, tombstones with Armenian inscriptions were found during works in the park of the former police building. …

Catalan Writer Rodolfo del Hoyo About Books Telling And Providing Evidence Of The Armenian Genocide

Catalan Writer Rodolfo del Hoyo

Spanish writer Rodolfo del Hoyo from the Catalan city of Santa Coloma de Gramenet expressed solidarity with the Armenian people, joining the commemoration of the victims of the Armenian Genocide. The writer’s video was published on the Facebook page dedicated to the recognition of the genocide in Spain. The Catalan prose writer spoke about three …

The Book “Forty Days Of Musa Dagh” Translated Into Latvian

The Book “Forty Days Of Musa Dagh”

In October 2020, the Armenian Embassy in Riga, Latvia, will organize the presentation of Franz Werfel’s book “The Forty Days of Musa Dagh” translated into Latvian. As reported by “Armenpress”, Armenian Ambassador to Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia Tigran Mkrtchyan announced the presentation on his Facebook page. The ambassador stressed that “The Forty Days of Musa …

Latvian Newspaper “Neatkarīgā” Presented The 7 Best Sights Of Armenia

Latvian Newspaper “Neatkarīgā” Presented

The Latvian “Neatkarīgā” newspaper presented the 7 best sights of Armenia that can interest tourists. As reported by “Armenpress”, the list was compiled after an interview with the Armenian Ambassador to Latvia Tigran Mkrtchyan. In the first place is the Cathedral of Etchmiadzin. “Neatkarīgā” notes that it is the largest surviving Christian church in the …

Armenian Cemetery In Ankara Targeted By Vandals

Armenian Cemetery In Ankara Targeted By Vandals

Akunq.net presents a publication by Turkish author Ozgur Ozdemir about the Armenian cemetery of Stanoz in Ankara, which is constantly being plundered. “The Armenian cemetery of Stanoz in the Zir valley of Yenikent district of Ankara province has been the target of treasure hunters for many years. Although this cemetery is located 30 km from …

Pedra de Ingá stone, Brazil

Pedra de Ingá stone, Brazil

The Ingá Stone is located in the middle of the Ingá River near the small town of Ingá 96 km from João Pessoa, Paraíba State, northeastern Brazil. Pedra de Ingá is also called “Itacoatiara”. Translated from the Tupi language, the word “Ita” means “stone”, while “kshatiara” means “striped” or “painted”. The Ingá Stone is a rock formation covering an area of about 250 square meters. Basically, it is a vertical …

An Exhibition At The Armenian Monastery Of St. Thaddeus In Iran Dedicated To Its Inclusion In The UNESCO World Heritage List

An Exhibition At The Armenian Monastery Of St. Thaddeus

According to “Tehran Times”, an exhibition of paintings is currently being held in the Armenian monastery of St. Thaddeus in Iran to mark the 12th anniversary of the inclusion of the monastery in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The exhibition containing 77 paintings by children and adolescents was opened by Archbishop Gregor Chiftechyan and the …

Photos Of Ara Güler Will Be Auctioned In Instanbul

Photos Of Ara Güler Will Be Auctioned In Instanbul

A selection of photographs from the collection of the late photographer Ara Güler will be put up for auction on July 12 in Istanbul. 46 images will be put up for auction, including portraits of famous figures, as well as photographs taken in various cities of Turkey. The Turkish photographer of Armenian descent made iconic …

Simeon Lehatsi – Travel Notes

Simeon Lehatsi – Travel Notes

Simeon Lehatsi (Armenian: Սիմեոն Լեհացի, Polish: Symeon z Zamoscia, 1584-1639) was an Armenian traveler, writer, and poet from the city of Zamość, which is now in Poland. Lehatsi was a significant member of the Polish community, and his parents were immigrants from the Crimea. He was a very God-fearing and willful man, having his own …

Vegetable-Fruit Shelengo – Grows Only In Urfa

Vegetable-Fruit Shelengo

A vegetable-fruit called shelengo grows only in Urfa, Historical Armenia. This unique fruit in appearance resembles a tiny watermelon. On the inside, it’s like a muskmelon, while the taste resembles a cucumber. This year, the shelengo crop ripened prematurely. Shelengo is harvested at temperatures above 45 degrees. The vegetable growing in Urfa has been widely …