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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Interesting facts about Armenia and Armenians

Where and when did the court fully acquit the person who committed the murder in front of many witnesses?

Soghomon Tehlirian

In 1921, in Berlin, Sogomon Teyliryan, born in Turkey, shot and killed a man in front of many witnesses and immediately surrendered to the police. His victim was the former Interior Minister of the Ottoman Empire Talaat Pasha, known as one of the organizers of the Armenian Genocide. Taking this into account, the court fully acquitted Teyliryan, having recognized his actions as committed in a state of affect, and freed the murderer from custody .

What fruits are known to Europeans as Armenian apples?Many fruits are called in the place of their origin or the countries from which they came to us. For example, dates from Phenicia, peaches from Persia. But apricots in Europe for a long time called Armenian apples or Armenian plums, since they spread there from Armenia.

 Which Armenian returned from exile to Siberia thanks to Churchill?Winston Churchill was very fond of Armenian cognac and daily drank a bottle of 50-degree cognac "Dvin". Once the prime minister discovered that "Dvin" had lost its former taste. He expressed his discontent with Stalin. It turned out that the master Margar Sedrakyan, who was engaged in blending Dvina, was exiled to Siberia. He was returned, restored to the party. Churchill began to get his favorite cognac again, and Sedrakyan was subsequently awarded the title of Hero of Socialist Labor.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Historical development of Armenia

 Armenian history and historical periods of Armenia

History of Armenia

The history of Armenia is a unique world treasury full of chronicles of great civilizations, biographies of legendary people, dramatic moments connected with the sinks of the formation of Christianity. Many times Armenia suffered foreign invasions of the conquerors, more than once it seemed that the very name of Armenia was erased from the map. But the Armenian people survived, having defended their existence in the hardest struggle.

The thirty thousand square kilometers that the Republic of Armenia occupies today make up only a small part, less than a tenth, of that huge historical Armenia, whose chronicles have become a separate chapter in world history and culture.

The Armenian Highlands were the major trade and military routes of the Ancient World, connecting the East and the West. Such a favorable position of Armenia attracted numerous conquerors to it. Therefore, the borders of Ancient Armenia were subject to frequent changes, and the Armenians had to master all new lands. That is why the history of Armenia is rich and endless. But the most important events are the following ...

Friday, June 16, 2017

Alavite from Turkey returned "mirror of conscience" to Armenia

The property of the Armenians, handed over to the Alavites of Turkey during the Genocide, returns to Armenia in 102 years.
YEREVAN, June 16 - Sputnik. Alavit Hassan Dvin from Turkey handed over to the Armenian Genocide Museum-Museum a mirror that turned out to be his grandfather 102 years ago.
In the press center of Sputnik Armenia, expert-analyst on regional issues Sargis Atspanyan and Hassan Dvin himself, whose grandfather took the property of the deportees during the Armenian Genocide, told the story of the "Armenian mirror".
Now living in Germany, a native of the village of Jermuk in the Gamah district of Erznka, the

Thursday, June 15, 2017


Cognac has long been an integral part of our life - we invent new cocktails and combinations, carefully choose cognac as a gift, we enjoy its taste and aroma. But do we know so much about him?
The editorial staff of the Fancy Journal decided to go deep into the history of this amazing drink and find the most amazing facts about it. As it turned out, the Armenian cognac contains a lot of interesting secrets!
The legendary Russian marine painter has left behind not only amazing pictures, but much contributed to the emergence of Armenian cognac, which Russians love almost more than the French. In 1887, Aivazovsky gave money to merchant Nerses Tayryants for the construction of the first fumigating shop and for the foundation of the cognac production in Armenia. In 1898, Taiyants

Friday, January 20, 2017

Interesting facts about Armenia and armenians

Where and when the court acquitted the man who had committed murder in the eyes of many witnesses? 
In 1921 in Berlin born in Turkey Soghomon Tehlirian in the eyes of many witnesses shot the man and immediately surrendered to the police. His victim was the former Minister of internal Affairs of the Ottoman Empire, Talaat Pasha, known as one of the organizers of the Armenian genocide. Given this, the court acquitted Tehlirian's recognizing his actions committed in the heat of passion, and freed the killer from custody. 

What kind of fruit known to Europeans as the Armenian apples? 
Many fruits are called by their place of origin or the countries from which we came. For example, dates from Phoenicia, peaches from Persia. But apricots in Europe for a long time called Armenian

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Secrets of the Armenian Highland or the navel of the Earth

OANNES - {1} "IN the first year came from the sea, in the place near Babylonia, a terrible creature named "She", the body he had all the fish, and from under the head, under the fish heads, has grown another head and likewise human legs growing next to a fish tail. Voice as he was human. The image and now it still persists. This being the days spent among the people, taking no food, and taught the people literacy and mathematics, and the mastery of the arts of all kinds, learn to live in the cities, to found temples, to establish laws, and the geometry taught and shown how to collect the grain and fruits, and actually taught everything that relates to cultural life. From that time nothing more has not been invented. With the sunset being this here, Oan, nirala ago in the sea and nights spent in the

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Enigma of the Armenian alphabet

Knowledge has always been the most valuable assets of human civilization. But how to save it, how to transmit to posterity without any loss — so that nothing is lost, not torn, not burned, not broken and not erased? The ancestors of the Armenians used the most perfect carrier of information — language. He's always with a man, he's alive, yet it says one of us. Listen to Armenian words, look at the letters of which they are recorded, and you will discover the great secret — information, is left to us.
What's in a name?
Why objects and phenomena are called that and nothing else? Have you ever wondered why water is called water, and, say, fire — fire? Linguists find hundreds of possible explanations, deciphering the etymology of words, find connections between words in different languages. We give a lot

Monday, January 16, 2017


Ararat has long been considered a symbol of Armenia. Therefore, when in the twenties of the last century between her and Turkey on behalf of the Soviet Union had signed a peace Treaty, according to which the volcano was on the territory of the Turkish Republic for Armenians this was the real tragedy with which they are not humbled to this day.
Therefore, the coat of arms still adorns the sacred for all Armenians, the volcano on top of which is the biblical Noah's ark, and get it they are there, despite the protests of the Turkish government, are not going. And the land around the mountain and consider their

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

12 interesting facts about Armenia

Armenia is an amazing country for tourists. Visited, every time they discover something new, incredible and very interesting. Experts in tourism guide Sunrise Odyssey visited Armenia and found 12 interesting facts about our country.
1. Chess is a compulsory subject in schools
Interesting , right? All students are in school as a compulsory subject – chess, for which even exams. The photo shows the famous
he photo shows the famous House of Chess after Tigran Petrosian, which held many chess tournament.
2. Armenia is the first country to adopt Christianity as a state religion

100 interesting facts about Armenia

1. The name of the Armenian apples is gone on the Armenian people
2 . Churchill daily drank Armenian cognac.
3. The symbol of Armenia is mount Ararat.
4. In 1921, as part of Turkey included mount Ararat.
5. For twenty-two generals and marshals of the Soviet Union was the homeland the village of chardakhly.
6. In 1926 was built the first power station in Yerevan.
7. Armenia was the first country that adopted Christianity at the state level.
8. In 1933, launched the first tram line in Yerevan.
9. In 2002 in Yerevan opened its first news Agency.

Sunday, January 8, 2017


The capital of Armenia Yerevan is one of the oldest cities in the world. Having been in Yerevan, you can see many interesting and amazing. In Yerevan's many museums, including the Historical Museum, the Art gallery of Armenia, contemporary art Museum, house museums Saryan, Parajanov, Tumanyan, spendiarova and others In Yerevan is the repository of ancient manuscripts - Matenadaran, which contains more than sixteen thousand manuscripts different size and age.
Beautiful and distinctive area of Yerevan, in particular, the area of the Republic. She built up a monumental, deeply national structures. Here are situated the government buildings, "Armenia" hotel, the building that houses the Art gallery, museums. On the wall of the Government House facing the square are the clock tower. The building has a national character. Columns and arches on the facades of buildings are richly decorated with fine carvings, in which the motives Armenian

The history of the city Yerevan

Yerevan - the thirteenth capital of the Armenian land, one of the oldest cities in the world.
The capital of Armenia located in the North-Eastern part of Ararat or Prioratskiy plains, which lie in the Central part of the Armenian highland.
Yerevan has ancient history.
The ancient settlement of Shengavit Yerevan are, Tsitsenakaberd, ARIN-Berd, Karmir blur, and the cave of Avan and Hrazdan gorges was inhabited since the dawn of man. During the excavations of the RPA in the Shengavit was found many objects related to the culture of the IV-II millennia BC: silver and gold jewelry, gold and bronze spearheads, bronze and stone tools, and in the territory of Tsitsernakaberd was found inside the tomb, ceramic and precious objects, the remains of cyclopean

The ancient heart of Yerevan

In the South-Eastern part of Yerevan, on the ARIN-Berd hill many years ago the citadel of Erebuni, located exactly in the centre of the contemporary city. The years have not spared the city and nearly destroyed the citadel, but the monumental walls, in three rows was wrapped around her, something which has survived to this day, reaching the height of twelve feet.
In ancient times, Erebuni, as other the citadel was a stronghold of the relics of the ancient state of Urartu – the walls and skilled in combat, the soldiers of the garrisons represented military strength, and capacious granaries and cellars for the wines – well-being.
In fact, many historians believe that the name Erebuni has given the name of the current city of Yerevan, so skip the monument in the capital of Armenia, does not.
At the entrance to the citadel any tourist can see the famous basalt stone with ancient cuneiform

Armenian heart - Yerevan

In the South-Eastern part of Yerevan, on the ARIN Berd hill, was built the fortress of Erebuni, which was the first major military-strategic centre of the country of Aza in the Ararat plain. Until the first half of the twentieth century nobody knew about the whereabouts of Erebuni. Only in 1950 during exploration of ARIN Berd monument, discovered the cuneiform inscription of Argishti I, which, as it turned out, after decryption, was a document about the construction of the city-fortress of Erebuni. The cuneiform writing says: "God's grandeur Khaldi, Argishti, son of Menua, this powerful fortress was built, established for it the name of Erebuni, to the power of the country Biaynili, and to intimidate the enemy. By the greatness of Khaldi, the son of Menua, the mighty king, king of the country Biaynili, the ruler of Tushpa." This confirms that the city was founded in 782 BC by king Argishti I. As it turned out from cuneiform, in the past, Yerevan was called Erebuni, which was founded in Irpuni, Erivuni, Erivan, Yerevan. Erebuni fortress is a special architectural complex with a

Armenian regions

The territory of Armenia is divided into ten regions and Yerevan city, managed in accordance with the law "On local self-government in Yerevan". In the RA regions relations in the sphere of state administration are regulated by the RA President's decree "On public administration in the Marzes of the Republic of Armenia" and other legal acts.
Governors (governors - governors) implement the territorial policy of the Government, coordinate the activities of the territorial services of Executive bodies, except for the cases provided by law.
Governors within the authority granted to them by law, exercise in areas of territorial policy of the Government in the following areas: Finance, urban development, housing and utilities, transport and road construction, agriculture and land use, education, health, social welfare, culture and sports, protection of nature and environment, trade, public catering and service. Territorial policy in these

The city, which is older than Rome

 The capital of Armenia, an older brother of Rome, not just destroyed almost to the ground and risen from the ashes, Yerevan is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities on the planet. Mesmerizing in its beauty and drevnostey architecture, and beautiful national cuisine make it attractive to tourists, but the indigenous people as one love and adore this wonderful city, the pride and glory of Armenia, lying in the heart of the Ararat valley.
The city is named in honor of the fortress Erebuni, built by Urartian king Argishti I in the first quarter of the eighth century BC, a magnificent fortress town to this day is the most important part of Yerevan, a symbol of the capital and Armenia, easily recognizable around the world. The unique atmosphere that prevails in this piece of real ancient history, will not leave indifferent even the most insensitive to the beauty and greatness of man. Of course, in its original form, the town could not