The Treachery That Destroyed Arshakuni Armenia

The Treachery That Destroyed

In the history of Armenia, there have been many betrayals. Let us give just one example from the history of the 5th century, which is when the Arshakuni dynasty fell. The last king of the Arshakuni dynasty was Artashes IV, the son of Vramshapuh. During the six-year rule of Artashes Arshakuni (422-428), the struggle between …

Ler Kamsar on the Bolshevik Atrocities in Armenia

Ler Kamsar on the Bolshevik

Writer Ler Kamsar about the atrocities of the Bolsheviks after the Kemal-Bolshevik occupation: “The Bolsheviks entered Armenia with a satanic smile on their face. They were very hungry because they came from communist Russia. Overnight, all provisions were taken away from the people – butter, meat, flour, sugar, dry fruits, salt, pepper. They took absolutely …

French Maps of Armenia

French Maps of Armenia

The Republic of Azerbaijan since the very day of its independence has made claims on the territories of two Armenian states – the Republics of Artaskh and Armenia. The dominant ethnos in Azerbaijan – which is descending from Turkic nomadic pastoralists who had migrated to the fertile lands of Eastern Transcaucasia from the arid steppes …

Historical Photo of Armed Armenian Women

Historical Photo of Armed Armenian Women

We present to your attention a recently appeared photo taken in a period that was considered the peak of the national liberation struggle in both halves of Armenia – Eastern and Western. The photo dating to 1905 shows a group of armed Armenian women. Given the photo’s context, particularly noteworthy is the assassination attempt on …

The Theater of Ancient Armenia

The Theater of Ancient Armenia

The first theater building in Hellenistic style known to us in Armenia and intended for a large number of spectators was built under King Tigran II the Great (reigned in 95-55 BC) in his new capital Tigranakert in 69 BC. The beginning of the Armenian national theater was laid by the son of Tigran II …

Islamized Armenians in Turkey Are Forbidden To Be Armenians – Hranush Kharatyan

Islamized Armenians in Turkey

Ethnographer Hranush Kharatyan on her Facebook page writes: “Armenia’s representative to the UN should spread information that Islamized Armenians in Turkey are still forbidden to be Armenians, and their children are not allowed to attend Armenian national schools. In accordance with the Turkish legislation, there are no Armenians in Turkey, there are Christian followers of …

Turkey Robbed Christians of Hundreds of Billions of Dollars

Turkey Robbed Christians

As history has shown, ethnic cleansing is always being accompanied by the expropriation of the values of repressed peoples and religious communities. Turkey plundered Christian, including Armenian and Greek, relics valued at tens of billions of dollars in 1915-1925. International humanitarian organizations and sources at UNESCO report, in particular, on the expropriation of Greek and …

Turkish Activist Urges to Expel Armenians from Turkey – Will There be a Real Response?

Turkish Activist

Discussions around the scandalous statement made by the representative of the ruling party of Turkey “Justice and Development Party” (AK Parti in Turkish) in the Başiskele district Süleyman Özkaraaslan continues. Recall that some time ago on his Twitter page, he wrote: “The Bulgarians who arrived in 1989, religiously-converted individuals (Islamized Jews) who arrived in 1950 …

Turkey Appropriates Armenian Ceramics

Turkey Appropriates Armenian Ceramics

The museums of the world contain a large amount of human wealth which over time has lost its origin. Such was the fate of the beautiful pottery samples taken from the city of Kütahya in present-day Turkey. In the Louvre, in the British Museum, this part of human art is referred to as “Turkish” or …

Katoghike Church – Talin, Armenia

Katoghike Church – Talin, Armenia

The Katoghike Church, also known as the Talinsk Cathedral, is located north of the town of Talin. In the historical annals, records on the construction of the church have not been preserved. After analyzing the architectural and artistic features of the church building, historians came to the conclusion that it belongs to the second half …

Traditions of Royal Hunting in Armenia

Traditions of Royal Hunting in Armenia

King Khosrov II (4th century) remained in history as the founder of the city of Dvin and the initiator of planting a forest named after him. Once, the Khosrovakert forest was fenced with a stone wall and was conventionally divided into two sections one of which, planted by Prince Vache Mamikonyan, stretched along the bank …

Gurgen Mahari – It Was Them Who Had To Live With Us

Gurgen Mahari

Armenian writer and poet Gurgen Mahari was born on August 1, 1903, in the city of Van in Western Armenia. In 1915, fleeing from the Genocide, he along with his mother and brother moved to Eastern Armenia. He lived in Armenian and American shelters. In 1936, Mahari was arrested by the Soviet government. He would …

Cathedral of St. Grigor – Aruch, Armenia

Cathedral of St. Grigor – Aruch, Armenia

Cathedral of St. Grigor (St. Gregory) Aruch is located in the village of the same name in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. The cathedral was built by Prince Grigor Mamikonyan and his wife Heghine. According to the inscriptions, construction began in 662 and ended (according to chronicle sources) in 666. This is the only early …

Freedom of Conscience in Turkey – Myth or Reality?

Freedom of Conscience in Turkey

The caves and catacombs covering the mountainside in the north of ancient Antioch (Antakya) were dug by the followers of Christ in the era of the Roman Empire to hide from the persecutions of pagan authorities. Nowadays, no one lives there for one reason only – there’s no one to. Christians in Islamic Turkey constitute …