Land Law In The Armenian Kingdom Of Cilicia

Land Law In The Armenian Kingdom Of Cilicia

In Cilicia, the Armenian feudal lords would receive the right to land ownership by inheritance and become landowners according to the traditions of Armenian princely law. In Cilicia, there were 70 large and small principalities that were inherited by family elders. Each of these principalities had their own fortresses, army, and banner. In the 13th …

Armenian Heritage In Alexandria, Egypt

Armenian Heritage In Alexandria

1. The bronze statue of Nubar Pasha, Alexandria Opera House. Authored by French sculptor Denys Puech. 2. The granite/marble tombstone and mausoleum of Nubar Pasha in the garden next to the church of St. Poghos-Petros. 3. Memorial khachkar to the victims of the Armenian Genocide. This memorial was built on the initiative of the local …

Unique Finds From Van Fortress – Historical Armenia

Unique Finds From Van Fortress

As a result of archaeological excavations in the historical Van fortress, Historical Armenia, and its environs, an entire sector of the fortress will be opened to visitors in an untouched condition. The excavations of the ancient fortress in the territory of Historical Armenia are ongoing and are expected to provide important information about the social …

75% Of Villages Of Dersim Are Populated By Armenians

75% Of Villages Of Dersim

75% of villages of Dersim Province (now Tunceli, Turkey) are populated by Armenians. In Armenia, the founder of the Union of Religion and Mutual Assistance to Armenians of Dersim Mihran Prkich Gultekin gave an interview to Armenian reporters. He touched upon the history of the Dersim Armenians who, fleeing the Turkish scimitar, united with the …

Deutsche Welle On The Participation Of Germany In The Armenian Genocide Of 1915

Deutsche Welle On The Participation Of Germany

The German Deutsche Welle published an article authored by journalist Richard Fuchs on the history of Germany’s intervention (participation) in the Armenian Genocide, the country’s position on this issue, and its respectful attitude towards Turkey. The article cites well-known German politicians. One of the said politicians has expressed disappointment that Germany lacks the courage to …

Solar Water Heaters In The Armenian Village Of Shikahogh

Solar Water Heaters

The Ministry of Environment of Armenia has summarized the “Protected Areas Assistance Program” within whose framework all houses in the Shikahogh village, Syunik Province, have been equipped with solar water heaters. According to the press service of the ministry, the environmental organization Green Ecology has installed solar water heaters in all 56 houses of the …

Turkish Authorities Continue To Deny The Obvious

Turkish Authorities Continue To Deny

The former residence of the President of Turkey, the Çankaya Mansion where many anti-Armenian decisions have been made, is the property of Armenians. This fact became known in 2007 when an article was published in Hurriyet, the main state newspaper of Turkey. The author of the article claimed that a wealthy Armenian jeweler has sold …

Donald Wilson Bush: “The People Of Karabakh Proved That They Deserve The Right To Self-Determination”

Donald Wilson Bush: "The People Of Karabakh

“The people of Nagorno-Karabakh have proven that they deserve the right to self-determination and independence and that they can rule the country,” said Donald Wilson Bush in an interview with the correspondent of NEWS.am. Donald Wilson Bush is the great-grandson of the 28th President of the US Woodrow Wilson and chairman of the Woodrow Wilson …

Even Muslims Revered The Gyumri Icon Of The Mother Of God

Even Muslims Revered The Gyumri Icon

It so happened that in the history of the Armenian Church, khachkars (cross-stones) and relics of saints were generally considered holy and miraculous. The Armenians have also had a special place for texts of illuminated manuscripts decorated by famous miniaturists. Armenians rarely worship icons. But there is an exception to the rule – the “Seven …

The Tslik Amram Fortress – Tavush, Armenia

The Tslik Amram Fortress

The medieval Tavush Fortress (also often called Tslik Amram) is lying on the outskirts of the town of Berd, Tavush Province, Armenia. Historical sources mention that since the beginning of the 15th century, this fortress has served as the residence of the governors of the Armenian king Ashot the Iron. In the 10th-11th centuries, the …

The Mekhitarist Moorat Rafael College In Venice

The Mekhitarist Moorat Rafael College

In 1836, two wealthy Armenians from famous families from India Samuel Mkrtich Murad (Moorat) and Eduard Rafael financed the establishment of an Armenian college in Venice. It was named Moorat Rafael College in their honor. The college is located in the Baroque-style Palazzo Ca’ Zenobio which was built in 1690. The order has owned Palazzo …

Panic In Azerbaijan Or How Andranik Scared Baku

By the joint efforts of journalists, police, and employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Azerbaijan has finally dealt with the photos of General Andranik Ozanyan (or maybe Peter Montin?). Panic in Baku may decline. However, questions remain whose answers may deprive the residents of the capital of Azerbaijan of sleep. For example, how did …

The Failed Falsification By Azerbaijan

Baku was baffled after The Telegraph listed Yerevan as one of the oldest cities in Europe. As Khakin.az wrotes: “Yerevan as an ancient Armenian city – this is not our history. This is annoying, painful, and shameful. Yes, this is a lie! Yes, a falsification! Yes, we have written a lot about the fact that …

1500 AMD Per Visit To Garni

1500 AMD Per Visit To Garni

In the 1st century AD, King of Armenia Trdat I built the pagan temple of Garni in the Azat River Valley. Now, Armenians have to pay 1500 drams (about $3) to visit this shrine. Entry tickets for Armenians are three times cheaper than for tourists. Armenians pay to access Garni even though they are paying …

Significant World Events Dedicated To Armenia

Significant World Events

We continue to publish posts about significant world events dedicated to Armenia. Let me remind you that these events of a truly global scale and significance for Armenia contrast with assaults on Armenian culture, history, the Armenian language, and the Armenian Apostolic Church in Armenia itself. Furthermore, these assaults are directed by the individual who …