Lev Tolstoy Was Buried by Armenians

Lev Tolstoy Was Buried by Armenians

A report of the chief of the security department of St. Petersburg polkovnik (colonel) von Cotten to the Minister of the Internal Affairs of the Russian Empire states: “In addition to the reports of November 8, I inform Your Excellency about the unrest among young students on November 9… on the occasion of the burial …

Reservoirs of Armenia

About 74 reservoirs with total volume of 988 million m³ are concentrated in Armenia today. It is planned to build another 13. The largest reservoir in the territory of Armenia is Akhurian reservoir with a volume of 525 million m³. The list of existing and unfinished reservoirs of Republic of Armenia includes ones of Azat, …

Armenian Fortress of Lambron

Lambron (Լամբրոն Բերդ) is an Armenian fortress of the 11th century located near the city of Çamlıyayla in modern Turkey. It was the family fortress of the Hethumid dynasty, the Armenian royal dynasty of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia. In the first half of the 11th century, the loss of national statehood after the conquest …

Lakes of Armenia

There are more than 1,200 large and small lakes in the Armenian Upland. Since ancient times, Armenia has been known for its diverse healing mineral waters, hot springs and acidic waters. The territory of Armenian Highlands includes such lakes as Azar, Azatan, Aygr (Metsamor), Aylakh, Akna, Antak, Apreyi, Ardenis, Arpi, Archak (Turkish: Erçek), Bazmalichk, Balik, …

Turkish Anti-Armenian Propaganda

There have been some tendencies to conceal the origin of Armenian settlements and locations. For example, Armenian Highlands are now more known as Eastern Anatolia thanks to the anti-Armenian propaganda of Turkey’s government. In another article, we have spoken about the possible Russian attempts to associate Armenians with the nations of North Caucasus, which is …

Waterfalls of Armenia

Waterfalls of Armenia

Armenia is a water region, a country of lakes, rivers and waterfalls. There are stories saying that Tigranes II the Great preferred to take pathways near waterfalls on his way back to Armenia. He said: “I bathe in the streams of waterfalls in order to cleanse myself of foreign dust, help me to feel Armenia, …

Basques try to prove their Armenian origin

Basques try to prove their Armenian origin

In the city of Irun in the north of the Basque country in Spain, a public group was established to study the ethnogenesis of the Basques based on Armenian sources through the efforts of local specialists. It is noteworthy that many scientists of Basque origin confidently declare their relation to Armenians. In particular, such debates …

The Tourist City of Armenia, Colombia

The Tourist City of Armenia, Colombia

Armenia is one of the most beautiful cities in South America, and is a large tourist center in Colombia. There are various opinions and stories about the origin of the city’s name. A professor of the university of Bogotá Juan Ramon Pedro di Alvarez has conducted a research to find out the roots of the …

Emile Artin (Artinyan) – The Creator of the Contemporary General Algebra

Emile Artin (Artinyan) - The Creator

Emil Artin (Artinian) (Emil Artin) (March 3, 1898, Vienna – December 20, 1962, Hamburg) was an outstanding mathematician. Emil Artin created modern general algebra (together with E. Noether). The works of Emil Artin constitute a significant part of the famous “Modern algebra” (now simply “Algebra”) of van der Waerden. Particularly important is Artin’s contribution to …

Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus About Armenia

A Gallo-Roman historian Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus described Armenia in this way: “You cannot ignore such a large kingdom, since its territory, after Parthia, is larger than the territory of all other kingdoms. Greater Armenia stretches from Cappadocia to the Caspian Sea for eleven hundred thousand steps and is seven hundred thousand steps from north to …

The Armenians Are Not Caucasians

The Armenians Are Not Caucasians

Recently, many Russians and Armenians of Russia call the Armenians the peoples of the Caucasus, but we should know that this is not entirely true. According to Wikipedia, Armenia is geographically located in the Caucasus, and this article will discuss the possible political arguments underlying this classification. The republics of the North Caucasus are Russian …

The Armenian Language, the Base of Indo-European Languages

Already in the 19th century, when the field of Indo-European studies occurred, many scientists were convinced that the Armenian Upland was the cradle of the Indo-Europeans and that the Armenian language is the “mother” of all Indo-European languages. Modern researches in the field of archeology, linguistics, genetics, and molecular biology are increasingly supporting that hypothesis. …

Yerevan, a Capital Older Than Rome

Yerevan, a City Older Than Rome

“Many once great cities have become insignificant, and those that in my time have been powerful had been void before. And since I know that human happiness is changeable, I will equally mention every of them.” Thus one of the fathers of world historiography Herodotus has spoken of great cities. It’s hard to disagree with …

Turkish Fake Carpets Sold in Turkey

At the end of his trip to Turkey, American journalist Marc Weber Tobias put together a report on the sales of Turkish carpets. In his article, he noted that he visited many cities and managed to get acquainted with the attractions of the country. After visiting the Kuşadası city, which is located in Western Turkey …

Norşuntepe, a 4000-3000 BC Settlement

Norşuntepe (Turkish: Norşun hill) is located in Eastern Turkey near the upper reaches of the Euphrates river in 25 km from the city of Elazığ. The name of the hill has been probably derived from Armenian name Նոր Սյուն (Nor Syun, New Obelisk).

Norşuntepe (Turkish: Norşun hill) is located in Western Armenia near the upper reaches of the Euphrates river in 25 km from the city of Elazığ. The name of the hill has been probably derived from Armenian name Նոր Սյուն (Nor Syun, New Obelisk). Traces of the ancient settlement were discovered during archaeological excavations conducted by …

Arab Book About the Armenian Genocide

Arab Book About the Armenian Genocide

In 2015 in Egypt, an Arab book about the Armenian Genocide was published. It is based on hitherto secret documents and extracts of orders of Turkish officials, eyewitnesses and executors of the most terrible crime committed 100 years ago in the Middle East. The authors of the publication are Arab scientists Samir Arbash and Nabil …

Armenian Massacres and the Beginning of the Armenian Revolutionary Movement

After the appearance of the Armenian question in the international diplomatic and political arenas, there has been a sharp rise in national-patriotic movements among the Western Armenian population. That has been the time when the first parties (Armenakan Party, Social Democrat Hunchakian Party, Armenian Revolutionary Federation) have been founded. New schools, newspaper and magazine publishers …