Armenian-Partynian Union – Paris Herouni

Armenian-Partynian Union - Paris Herouni

In 54 BC Roman army with Mark Krass crossed river Euphrates from Syria side and came to town Haran in Armenian Mesopotamia with purpose to attack Parthia. At that time Parthian King Orod was invited by Artavazd n to Artashat, where the union between Armenia and Parthia was renewed and sustained by the marriage of …

What Tigran II the Great Looked Like?

What Tigran II the Great Looked Like?

Tigran II the Great is referred to as the King of Kings in Armenian history. He is one of the most successful kings in history, though he is fairly unknown to western audiences. Tigran II subdued the entirety of Mesopotamia, conquered the Parthians, and challenged the world’s greatest power at the time, the Roman Empire. …

New DNA study shows Armenian genetic traces across the world

New DNA study shows Armenian genetic traces across the world

A recent paper in the “Science” journal published by Hellenthal et al. (2014) revealed extensive admixture in human populations during the last few thousand years. Being a result of meeting and breeding of past populations, admixture leaves genetic traces within the descendants’ genomes. Unfortunately, over time, the genetic evidence decays and becomes hard to track. …

3,000 Years Old Settlement in Eastern Turkey Exhibits Armenian Traces

3,000 Years Old Settlement in Eastern Turkey Exhibits Armenian Traces

The recently discovered archaeological settlement of Tunceli Province appears to hold Armenian writing on ancient stones. The discovery of a large 3,000 years old settlement in Eastern Turkey has been widely featured in Turkish media in 2013. Thanks to English translation from several sources like Worldbulletin, the news reached international audiences as well. The article …

Armenians in the Middle East – Paris Herouni

Armenians in the Middle East - Paris Herouni

Armenians were in territories of present Syria, Lebanon and Palestine from the very old time (before the Great Deluge) on their way to the Phoenicia and Egypt. They played an important role in the formation of local nations. Armenians taught inhabitants knowledge, art of houses and towns building, the adoration to the kind AR God …

Gampr Dogs to Guard the Borders of Armenia

Gampr Dogs to Guard the Borders of Armenia

In September 2016, the Kennel Union of Armenia entered into an agreement with the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia in order to enhance the defense of the state’s borders. The program has been in development during the last several years, and it will soon be put into action. Subsequently, the Armenian state …

The Six-Pointed Star in Armenian Culture

The Six-Pointed Star in Armenian Culture

The Wheel of Eternity is possibly the most iconic Armenian symbol. Armenians have depicted it in several ways, including inside a pointed star. Unfortunately, the six-pointed symbol isn’t known so well in relation to Armenians. Today, people mostly associate the six-pointed star (hexagram) with the Jewish Star of David, the modern symbol of Jewish identity …

Christianity Adopting in The Great Armenia

Christianity Adopting in The Great Armenia

The Christianity arose from the kind, creative and human AR (Sun) – Father Main God Armenian religion, as its continuation and in Christianity the God-Father from the very beginning until now is the same AR (Sun) – Father Main God. About deep connection between Christianity and old Armenian knowleadge, culture and symbols of the AR-Father …

Armenians in Europe – Greece – Paris Herouni

Armenians in Europe - Greece - Paris Herouni

The first Armenian expeditions to Europe took place probably in V IV millennia BC. The main purpose was researching the lands, measuring latitudes of different points and building simple observatories having some analogy with Carahunge. Afterwards, at the time of Armenian Kesar Hayk (the middle of ill millennium BC) many Monuments were rebuilt with local …

Armenians, “A Living Fossil” – Thousands of Years of Armenian Ancestry

Armenians, “A Living Fossil” – Thousands of Years of Armenian Ancestry

Recently, several genetic studies examined Armenian DNA, revealing some fascinating and, most importantly, consistent results. For instance, the 2014 Hellenthal et. al. study investigated worldwide human admixture history in the period of the past 4,000 years, allowing them to create a Genetic Atlas of human admixture. Oddly, experts could not identify any Armenian admixture for …

The Great Armenia in 5-1 Millennia BC

The Great Armenia in 5-1 Millennia BC

Before ID-I1 mill. BC in the World there were no wars, because the main power had the Great Armenia and other Armenian old Kingdoms and Armenians were not aggressive, never wanted to occupy the territories of other people or countries. They went to many other lands with the single noble mission to propagate the humanity …

The Oldest-in-the-World Reed Clothing Discovered in Armenia

The Oldest-in-the-World Reed Clothing Discovered in Armenia

A fragment of a reed skirt was discovered during archaeological excavations in the Areni-1 cave in southern Armenia. The head of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography in Yerevan Pavel Avetisyan said that the artifact was found in 2010. Although they had originally reported on their discovery, interest towards it grew further just recently. “This …

Toponyms “Armenia” and “Urartu” are Synonymous

Toponyms “Armenia” and “Urartu” are Synonymous

It is certainly known that Armenia and Urartu are synonymous. In Darius the Great’s Behistun inscription (ca. 520 BC), the Babylonian toponym “Urashtu” appears as “Armina” in Old Persian and “Harminuia” in Elamite, which correspond to modern “Armenia”. The land is called “Ararat” in Hebrew as well. The toponym “Urartu” appeared as a regional rather …