Category «World»

Leon Tadosyan’s Marble Palace In Tehran To Be Reopened

Leon Tadosyan's Marble Palace

Panorama.am reports that the Marble Palace, one of Tehran’s historic buildings and royal residences, will become open to the public after decades of inactivity. The Marble Palace was built in 1934-1937 by the order of Shah Reza Pahlavi. The Palace was based on the design of Iranian-Armenian architect Leon Tadosyan. After the Islamic Revolution of …

The Statue To Gregory the Illuminator In The Vatican

The Statue To Gregory the Illuminator

The Vatican monument to Gregory the Illuminator is a magnificent marble sculpture 5.7 meters high and weighing more than 26 tons. The author of this sculpture is Armenian-French sculptor Khachik Gazanchyan. The statue was opened and consecrated by Pope John Paul II on January 19, 2005. The Armenian Catholic Patriarch of Cilicia Nerses Bedros XIX …

The Armenian Holy Mother Of God Church In Nice, France

The Armenian Holy Mother

The Armenian Apostolic Church in Nice is represented by the Holy Mother of God Church (Surb Astvatsatsin Church) located on Madeleine Boulevard in the “Armenian Quarter”. The nearby bus stop interestingly is called “Cité Armeniénne” (“Armenian City”). The church was established mainly at the expense of philanthropist Tigran Chamkertyan. It was built by Armenian refugees …

From The History Of The Armenians Of Dagestan

From The History

Armenia, an ancient country located at the junction of international routes linking the East with the West, has always been a theater of war for neighboring states. In ancient times, military clashes of eastern despots – Assyria, Babylon, and Iran – have occurred on its territory. In the 5th century, becoming the object of rivalry …

American Locations Named In Honor Of Armenia

American Locations

The United States is home to many locations associated with Armenia and the Armenian people. One can find many American cities, streets, and parks named in honor of Armenia to symbolize the friendship between the Armenian and American peoples. Below is a compilation of a few “Armenian” places throughout the United States. 1. Little Armenia, …

The Situation Of Christians In The World Is Getting Worse

The Situation Of Christians

245 million Christians are being persecuted worldwide because of their faith. This was the conclusion of the international human rights Christian organization Portes Ouvertes (Open Doors). Nigeria is the worst country for a Christian to be in. However, the situation of Christians around the world is getting worse overall as well. The fairly recent case …

The La Armenia Park In The Capital Of Ecuador

The La Armenia Park

The authorities of the Ecuadorian capital Quito have expanded the city park area. Since 1954, the La Armenia Park has been located in Quito. In the park used to be the villa of Ecuadorian General and hero of the Ecuadorian-Peruvian War of 1941 Maurinho Jorge Derlugian. After his passing, his manor, as the general himself …

Bowls With Armenian inscriptions Found In Rostov Oblast

Bowls With Armenian inscriptions

An archaeological expedition carrying out excavations in the territory of the city of Azov (Azak) in the Rostov Oblast discovered a 14th-century residential estate. This discovery changed the way scientists think about the boundaries of the city located on the banks of the Don. Throughout the expedition in the estate, archaeologists found various items belonging …