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  1. The Armenian Alphabet, A Vision From God

    ... on the dialects of Yerevan and Tbilisi, the capitals of Armenia and Georgia respectively, whereas the latter was ... and ‘Armaniya’, the earliest known reference to Armenia. Armenia is mentioned on the Behistun Inscription. ( ...

    dhwty - 22/04/2020 - 18:55

  2. Armenia’s Greatest Military Leader: Vardan Mamikonian And His Dynasty

    ... family, the Mamikonians, were influential aristocrats in Armenia between the 4 th  and 7 th  centuries AD. But most ... Etchmiadzin Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in Armenia, still stands in Armenia's holy city of Ejmiatsin. (Butcher /  CC BY 3.0 ) ...

    dhwty - 01/03/2021 - 17:48

  3. The Legacy of Armenia: Trade, Metallurgy, and Forging of Precious Metals of the Ancient World

    ... by very specific features: Iran was exporting lazurite; Armenia, copper, tin, gold, silver, iron; Middle Asia, ... as the British Isles and Iberian Mountains.  In ancient Armenia tin was discovered in several places, such as ... high social status and rich burials Having rich minerals, Armenia played an important role in ancient world in relation ...

    Lilit Mkhitaryan - 06/03/2016 - 14:21

  4. The Rise and Fall of Tigranes the Great, King of Armenia

    Under King Tigranes II the Great, from 95 to 55 B.C. Armenia thrived, and became the strongest state in the Roman ... was weakened. According to the Greek geographer Strabo, Armenia was at that time governed by two of Antiochus’ ... Empire. For much of its later history, the Kingdom of Armenia would serve as a buffer state between the Roman ...

    dhwty - 05/07/2018 - 23:15

  5. Understanding the Swinging Seismographic Gavazan Column at Tatev Monastery

    ... monument located in the compound of the Tatev Monastery in Armenia. During the Middle Ages, the monastery was a great center of learning in Armenia The Gavazan Column, called the Gavazan Siun , is a ... monument located in the compound of the Tatev Monastery in Armenia. During the Middle Ages, the monastery was a great ...

    dhwty - 03/07/2020 - 14:00

  6. Roman Empire’s Eastern-most Aqueduct Found Half Finished in Armenia

    ... the large, commercial capital of ancient Armenia between the 2nd century BC and the 2nd century AD. ... the large, commercial capital of ancient Armenia between the 2nd century BC and the 2nd century AD. ... and the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, date back to 2019. The findings of the mapping out ...

    Sahir - 17/11/2021 - 21:56

  7. Vahagn: The Armenian Dragon Slayer God and Bringer of Fire

    Vahagn is a deity that was worshipped in Armenia during the period prior to the coming of ... of the deity, but the god himself that was brought into Armenia from a foreign land. The deity known as Artagnes is a ... famous ruler of the Kingdom of Commagene. The Legacy of Armenia: Trade, Metallurgy, and Forging of Precious Metals of ...

    dhwty - 12/04/2016 - 14:55

  8. The Everlasting Shoe: What Does This 5,500-Year-old Shoe Found in a Cave Tell Us About Ancient Armenians?

    ... ancient footwear. Entrance to the Areni-1 cave in southern Armenia near the town of Areni. The cave is where the world's ... Utah cave shed light on little-known culture The Legacy of Armenia: Trade, Metallurgy, and Forging of Precious Metals of ... graduate student from the Institute of Archaeology of Armenia, Diana Zandaryan. The shoe was preserved by both the ...

    Caleb Strom - 09/05/2017 - 22:59

  9. Zorats Karer: The Incredible History of the 7,500-year-old Armenian Stonehenge

    Armenia is full of archaeological surprises. It is a country ... However, one of the greatest stories of prehistoric Armenia relates to the Army Stones, a riddle hidden between a ... two words car (stone) and henge (sound). The Legacy of Armenia: Trade, Metallurgy, and Forging of Precious Metals of ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 02/08/2019 - 14:17

  10. The Khachkar Stones of Noratus and a Peculiar Resistance of the Invasion of Tamerlane

    ... village of Noratus, in the Gegharkunik region of Armenia, is a hidden gem with a number of historical ... ancient village of Noratus, in the Gegharkunik region of Armenia , is a hidden gem with a number of historical ... home to the biggest number of khachkars in the Republic of Armenia . Khachkars are a kind of elaborately carved stone ...

    Sarah P Young - 01/07/2019 - 23:04

  11. Celestial Maps of Gegham Mountain: The Unique Rock Art of Armenia

    In the volcanic Gegham and Vardenis Mountains of Armenia, architect Suren Petrosyan discovered unique and ... The dramatic volcanic landscape of the Gegham Mountains, Armenia (MEDIACRAT, CC BY-SA 3.0 ) However, there is no doubt ... Bronze Age Europeans Serpent Stones: The Vishap Steles of Armenia as a Symbol of Rock Art and Rich Heritage Research ...

    Lilit Mkhitaryan - 16/04/2016 - 15:02

  12. The Cult of Mithra: Sacred Temples, and Vedic Legends, and Ancient Armenian Understanding

    ... BC to North-West Europe. Temples of Mithra In Upper Armenia, the main temple of Mithra (or Mihr) was built in the ... in the first century AD by Tiridates I, King of Armenia of the Arsacid Dynasty. A statue of Mithra sits near ... also has been found in Armavir, the ancient capital of Armenia . The cult of Mithra began to disappear in the fourth ...

    Lilit Mkhitaryan - 17/04/2020 - 19:51

  13. Serpent Stones: The Vishap Steles of Armenia as a Symbol of Rock Art and Rich Heritage

    ... stone) is a type of stone monument that can be found in Armenia. These steles may be identified by the carvings on ... steles are considered a part of the rock art tradition of Armenia, and are therefore treasured as part of the ... were later adopted by other civilizations to the west of Armenia. The Legacy of Armenia: Trade, Metallurgy, and ...

    dhwty - 15/04/2016 - 03:49

  14. Ani: The Ghost City of 1001 Churches

    ... the site of the royal mausoleum of the Bagratuni kings of Armenia . In the middle of the 11th century, King Gagik II ... of ancient Mesopotamian cult under Ani ruins The Legacy of Armenia: Trade, Metallurgy, and Forging of Precious Metals of ... work of Trdat, the most celebrated architect of medieval Armenia. ( Funtay /Adobe Stock) The Church of the Redeemer ...

    Veronica Parkes - 23/07/2021 - 14:47

  15. Geghard Monastery: Ancient Guardian of the Lance that Stabbed Jesus?

    ... is located in Kotayk, a province in the center of Armenia. Situated at the head of the Azat Valley, the ... inside the Geghard Monastery, Photo by Arabsalam. 2010, Armenia. ( Wikimedia Commons ) Rebuilding the Monastery ... 9th century AD by the Arabs. At the end of Muslim rule in Armenia, however, the monastery was re-established. The most ...

    dhwty - 29/09/2018 - 04:16

  16. Orbelian’s Caravanserai: A Lasting Sanctuary for Travelers Along the Silk Road

    ... in Vayots Dzor, a province in the southeastern part of Armenia. Orbelian’s Caravanserai (known previously as the ... in Vayots Dzor, a province in the southeastern part of Armenia . According to a dedicatory inscription, written in ... road. The view from top of Vardenyats / Selim Pass, Armenia. ( smoke666 / Adobe) This name change was carried out ...

    dhwty - 12/03/2019 - 13:47

  17. Bronze Age Romeo and Juliet Buried in Loving Embrace in Tomb in Armenia

    ... Age (c 1,200 BC) tomb at the huge Metsamor site in Armenia.  Archaeologists recently opened a Late Bronze Age (c 1,200 BC) tomb at the huge  Metsamor  site in  Armenia . Inside was a cornucopia of small gold artifacts, ... making capacity among the residents of the lands of Armenia in the 13 th  century BC. The contents of the tomb ...

    Nathan Falde - 03/04/2023 - 14:57

  18. It is Possibly the Largest Iron Age Necropolis in the Near East But Archaeologists only Have Six Months to Excavate

    ... excavations at a 2,600 year old Urartian necropolis in Armenia. Reporting that it may be the largest Iron Age ... it is... The necropolis, located next to Karmir Blur, Armenia  ( Teishebaini during the Kingdom of Urartu), was ... protection. Foundation of ancient town, Karmir Blur, Armenia ( Wikimedia Commons ) The highway project was put on ...

    Alicia McDermott - 04/08/2015 - 23:42

  19. Old Khndzoresk Cave Village: Armenia’s Abandoned City of Caves

    In 2016, Armenia was included in National Geographic's list of ten ... places that deserve more travelers. First on the list was Armenia, and amongst the locations they recommended travelers In 2016, Armenia was included in National Geographic 's list of ten ...

    Cecilia Bogaard - 11/02/2022 - 14:00

  20. Amazon Warrior Discovered in Ancient Armenian Grave

    ... warrior has been discovered in the highlands of Armenia. The Kingdom of Urartu flourished in Armenia from the 9th to the 6th centuries BC and this ... Amazon warrior has been discovered in the highlands of Armenia. The Kingdom of Urartu flourished in Armenia from the ...

    ashley cowie - 27/11/2019 - 21:59

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