Toros Toramanian – The Father of Armenian

Toros Toramanian – The Father of Armenian Architectural Historiography

Toros Toramanian was born in 1864 in Shabin-Karahisar (now the town of Şebinkarahisar, Turkey) in Western Armenia (where renowned Armenian commander Andranik Ozanyan was also born). He is widely considered the founder of the Armenian architectural historiography. In 1903, Toramanian accepted an offer to take part in the expedition of the Georgia-born historian Nicholas Marr …

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