The Goldmine Of Lake Sevan

The Goldmine Of Lake Sevan

Lake Sevan is a high-altitude (roughly 2000 meters) freshwater lake surrounded by mountain ranges – the Pambak range from the northwest, Sevan and Areguni ranges from the northeast, and the Geghama and Vardenis ranges from the west and south. Sevan consists of two parts – Lesser and Greater Sevan. The depth of the lake reaches …

Amaras Monastery – Artsakh, Armenia

Amaras Monastery – Artsakh, Armenia

Amaras Monastery (Armenian: Ամարասի վանք, Azerbaijani: Amaras monastırı) is a monastery of the early Middle Ages located in the southeastern areas of Artsakh. It has also been the residence of the Catholicos of the Albanian church. A major religious and cultural center of medieval Armenia, Amaras was subordinate to the Armenian Apostolic Church. According to …

The Armenian Heritage Of The “Noosh” Brand – NutraIngredients-USA

The Armenian Heritage

NutraIngredients-USA – an American portal on healthy eating – has published an article about the Noosh brand run by Californian Armenians. This company produces almond-based organic food. The post notes that the brand established in 2016 by Sarine Sahatjian has recently become very popular among Americans. The word “Noosh” means “almonds” in Armenian. Almonds are …

An Unknown Fresco In The Etchmiadzin Cathedral

An Unknown Fresco

During restoration works in Armenian Apostolic Church’s Cathedral in Etchmiadzin which had been going on for several months, a previously unknown fresco was discovered. A fresco depicting the twelve apostles was found on the wall of the cathedral. Before being sent for lab examination, it will be covered by fabric for damage prevention. “Now, we …

History Of The Dersim Massacre

History Of The Dersim Massacre

On May 4, the intelligentsia of Turkey commemorates the day of the massacres of the population of Dersim. It was on this day in 1937 that the Turkish government made the final decision to suppress the alleged “uprising” of the Dersim population. In reality, the goal of the Turks was to subjugate the semi-independent Zaza …

The Zarni-Parni Cave – Lori, Armenia

The Zarni-Parni Cave

The Zarni-Parni complex is located in the vicinity of the Haghpat temple in the Lori Province of Armenia. Locals call this place “Old Fortress”. According to archaeologists and historians, the monuments in the complex date back to the 10th century. In antiquity, these structures have initially served as a fortress – more precisely, they have …

Paris Peace Conference Of 1919-1920 – Total Losses Inflicted On Armenia From The Genocide

Paris Peace Conference Of 1919-1920

At the Paris Peace Conference in 1919-20, the losses inflicted on the first Armenian state (the Armenian Democratic Republic) during the Armenian Genocide and between 1894 and 1923 were calculated. It amounted to more than 21 million French francs (Western Armenia – 15,000,000,000, and Eastern Armenia – 6,000,000,000), which is around 3.5 trillion dollars. Below …

The Armenian Trace In Sophia Kievskaya – Vyacheslav Kornienko

The Armenian Trace In Sophia Kievskaya

Vyacheslav Kornienko, Deputy General Director of the Sophia Kievskaya National Nature Reserve, in an interview with AnalitikaUA.net noted the prospects for Ukrainian-Armenian scientific cooperation. According to Kornienko, the centuries-old presence of Armenians in Ukraine has led to a large amount of materials in the archives of both countries, opening up prospects for studying the history …

Azerbaijani Lies Exposed By Former Norwegian Ambassador

Azerbaijani Lies Exposed

Former Norwegian ambassador to Azerbaijan Steinar Gil has made a post on his Facebook page where he sharply criticizes the Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism which had deliberately turned a 19th-century Armenian church into an “ancient Albanian shrine”. The church in question is the church of St. George in Zaqatala, Azerbaijan, built in 1851. …

God Of Courage Vahagn – Garegin Nzhdeh

God Of Courage Vahagn

Armenians had their Vahagn, the god of courage. He admired courage and was courageous himself… Brave people in general are the people of the spirit. Armenians are among them. The courage of the pagan Armenian did not weaken in Christian Armenia. Along with his passion for exploits, this also took a new expression – voluntary …

The Armenian Apostolic Church in Erbil

The Armenian Apostolic Church

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) established the first Armenian church in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, in April 2019. The church was built and is now managed by the Ministry of Charity and Religious Affairs of the KRG and is located in the Ankawa suburb which is inhabited mostly by Christians. A prayer house …