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“Armenians Of Iran” – Exhibition In Tehran

“Armenians Of Iran”

An Iranian-Armenian exhibition “Armenians of Iran” has opened in Tehran, showcasing various exhibits in the form of photos, sculptures, and other forms of art. According to the “Payvand” news agency, the exhibition is taking place at the Mehrsun Gallery. As “Armenpress” reports, the exhibition features the works of artists of the Armenian community of Iran …

Cities Outside Armenia With Armenian Names

Cities Outside Armenia

Armenia, Colombia The Colombian city of Armenia was named after a local estate owned by Armenians. The number of inhabitants increased rapidly, and on October 14, 1889, the authorities recognized Armenia as a city. Although the village had originally been named after the then incumbent president, inspired by the news about the Armenian Genocide in …

The Surb Karapet Church In The Rostov Oblast

The Surb Karapet Church

This building has seen a lot – the finish of its domes has disappeared, and only a few column bases have survived. From the painting fragments, one can only guess what kind of art murals have existed inside. Having only remnants of blacksmith work, one can only guess what the window gratings looked like. But …

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, …