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 The Virtual Jewish History Tour: Armenia
Israel is represented in Armenia by the Israeli ambassador in Tbilisi, Georgia.
During the conquest of King Tigranes II the Great, Tigranes brought with him 10,000 Jewish captives to Armenia when he retreated from Palestine, because of the Roman attack on Armenia (69 B.C.E. By 360-370 C.E., there was a massive increase in Jewish Hellenistic immigration into Armenia; many Armenian towns became predominately Jewish.
Nonetheless, Jews are considered aliens in Armenia and not full citizens.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/armenia.html   (1066 words)

  
 ARMENIANS (September 8, 1987)
Tertullian (AD 155-222), in his Answer to the Jews (Chapter VII), includes the Armenians among the very first Christians from the day of Pentecost.
Armenia was located near the cradles of ancient civilizations--the Mesopotamian, bordering immediately to the south; the Egyptian in the southwest; and the Indus to the east--and was affected by each, but most significantly by Mesopotamian.
Armenia is also credited as being the first state to establish Christianity as its official religion.
www.umd.umich.edu /dept/armenian/papazian/armenia.html   (5610 words)

  
 who are allied with jews? - Stormfront White Nationalist Community
I read once that the history of the world is divided between two parts---the aryans and jews--one of the two dominates.
The Jews seem to be the next biggest denier of the Armenian Genocide after Turkey.
After the earthquake in armenia some years back the jewish media made a real big deal about it--even claimed that there were a million killed(which was bull****--25,000 was the number).
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=57956   (5610 words)

  
 JEWS People TourArmenia TACentral.com Complete Guides to Armenia
Among the Jews taken captive by Hratchia, there was a man by the name of Kh'mbat or Smbat-Bagrat, the progenitor of the Bagratuni dynasty in Armenia.
It is nonetheless possible that in the remote ages there was a certain number of Jews in Eastern Armenia, which is incidentally corroborated by a recently discovered archeological evidence of a Jewish cemetery in Eghegnadzor (currently under investigation).
The Kurdish Jews that settled in Yerevan, counted 924 by the census of 1897.
www.tacentral.com /people.asp?story_no=6   (5610 words)

  
 The Virtual Jewish History Tour: Armenia
Jews from Poland and Persia first began arriving in Armenia in the early 19th century.
During the conquest of King Tigranes II the Great, Tigranes brought with him 10,000 Jewish captives to Armenia when he retreated from Palestine, because of the Roman attack on Armenia (69 B.C.E. By 360-370 C.E., there was a massive increase in Jewish Hellenistic immigration into Armenia; many Armenian towns became predominately Jewish.
Nonetheless, Jews are considered aliens in Armenia and not full citizens.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/armenia.html   (5610 words)

  
 Chabad-Centers :
Jews have lived in Armenia since the sixth century, though the population waxed and waned over the years.
Bourshtein notes that a new generation in Armenia is turning to Jewish religious observance, and that the community is successful in producing more of its own kosher supplies today.
"The Jewish community in Armenia is 'too small' to be of great interest to most Jewish organizations," Gershon Bourshtein says sadly.
www.chabadonline.com /scripts/tgij/paper/Articlenews.asp?ArticleID=1110   (5610 words)

  
 Directory - Science: Social Sciences: Archaeology: Regional: Asia: Armenia
Jews in Medieval Armenia  · cached · A bibliography of sources on the discovery of a Jewish cemetery in Armenia.
The Unexpected Discovery of Vestiges of the Medieval Armenian Jews  · An article by Kevin Alan Brook discussing the unexpected discovery in 1996 of Jewish graves by an Armenian bishop, Abraham Mkrtchyan.
Jewish Evidence in 'Jewless' Armenia  · An article in the Jerusalem Post reporting that in the one country curiously devoid of any Jewish history, bishop discovers proof of one ancient community.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=5810840   (5610 words)

  
 HyeEtch - Republic of Armenia - Statistics, Government & History p2
thnic Armenians comprise nearly 96 percent of the republic’s 3.7 million population, with the remainder being Kurds, Yezidis, Russians, Jews, Assyrians, and Greeks.
Armenia’s administrative structure consists of 10 districts and the city of Yerevan which has a district status.
There are more than 200 streams and rivers in Armenia, none navigable, however, because of their steep descents and rapid currents.
www.hyeetch.nareg.com.au /republic/stats_p2.html   (5610 words)

  
 Jews of Armenia
This discovery provides major new data for both Armenian and Jewish history and the existence of this Jewish community, now indubitable, will change important aspects of our understanding of the period.
Director of the expedition was Hebrew University's Professor of Armenian Studies, Michael Stone and he was joined by archeologist David Amit and by Armenian Studies graduate student and professional photographer Yoav Loeff.
Tradition: Jews in Armenia welcome a week of Passover ritual
www.haruth.com /JewsArmenia.html   (407 words)

  
 Islam
Islam is definitely an inclusivistic religion in the sense that it recognizes God's sending of messengers to all peoples and his granting of "Scripture and Prophethood" to Abraham and his descendants, the latter resulting in the awareness of a very special link between Muslims, Jews, and Christians as all Abraham's children.
The interrelation between theological positions and political events is particularly clear in the first issues that arose in the history of Islam.
Napoleon's invasion of Egypt in 1798, followed three years later by the expulsion of the French troops by the combined British-Ottoman forces, is often seen as the beginning of the modern period in the history of Islam.
utminers.utep.edu /ajkline/islam2.htm   (407 words)

  
 Europe
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www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/europe.html   (1321 words)

  
 Vanderbilt University Register: VU Press publishes unique school text on Holocaust
That is the approach taken by a team of university scholars and high school teachers who have written the first book to systematically tie teaching high school students about the Nazi genocide of Jews to an analysis of the recent genocides in Armenia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Rwanda.
Beginning in October, the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities and the Tennessee Holocaust Commission will distribute free of charge copies of The Holocaust and Other Genocides, History, Representation, Ethics to every public and private high school in Tennessee.
The text brings that period of history to life through personal stories, newspaper articles, photographs, poetry and other materials.
www.vanderbilt.edu /Register/Sep03_02/20020913vupressbook.html   (583 words)

  
 HyeEtch - The Armenians - History - Arshakuni Dynasty
In future, Armenia was to have its own king who would be appointed by the Parthians and at the same time be a protege and ally of the Romans.
As a token of the alliance, the first representative of the Arsacids in Armenia, Tiridates (Trdat) I, accepted to be crowned by Nero in Rome in 66.
The Sassanids' plans for Armenia - political dominion and cultural-religious assimilation - were only partly fulfilled, on the political side, with the extinction of the Arsacid dynasty in 428.
www.hyeetch.nareg.com.au /armenians/arshakuni_p1.html   (583 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Israel
The object of the present article is distinctly geographical and ethnographical, leaving, as far as possible, the other topics connected with the Israelites to be dealt with in the article on JEWS AND JUDAISM, or in particular articles on the leading personages or events in Israel's history.
The Israelites belong to the group of ancient peoples who are designated under the general name of Semites, and whose countries extended from the Mediterranean Sea to the other side of the Euphrates and Tigris, and from the mountains of Armenia to the southern coast of Arabia.
According to the Biblical classification of the descendants of Noe (Gen., x), it is clear that the semitic group included the Arabs, Babylonians, Assyrians, Arameans, and Hebrews, to which peoples modern ethnographers add, chiefly on linguistic grounds, the Phoenicians and Chanaaneans.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08193a.htm   (583 words)

  
 Deep Rooted Presence
By A.D.100 Christianity had spread throughout Asia Minor including Armenia where the disciples Thaddeus and Bartholomew separately arrived and spread the words of the Gospel among a small community of Jews, and converted some influential members of the Armenian nobility as well.
According to recorded history, the Armenian King Tigran II (95 to 55 B.C.), The Great "King of Kings," conquered most of the northern part of the fertile crescent including Syria and for a short time, extended his political influence over Palestine which at the time was ruled by the Jewish Hasmonean kings.
Since at the time, Armenia was partitioned between the Persians who occupied the eastern two-third of the country and the Byzantium emperors who occupied the western one-third, the Armenian Church was generally left alone in its conduct of its religious and cultural affairs, holding its own church councils.
www.holyland.org /deeproot.html   (583 words)

  
 REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PERSONS IN AZERBAIJAN
In winter of 1988, the eviction of Azeri population from Armenia reached a mass proportion, with deportations organized by local authorities.
Azerbaijan was the first republic of former USSR that faced the problem of refugees started in 1988.
Thus by the decree #383 of the President of Azerbaijan of April 26, 1993 the Republican Commission for International Humanitarian and Technical Assistance was established.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/usazerb/refugees.htm   (1524 words)

  
 Virtual Azerbaijan Presents - Azerbaijan's History
As of 1995, Azerbaijan's population of 7.5 million consists of 90% Azeris, 3.2% Dagestani peoples, 2.5% Russians, 2.3% Armenians, 2% of Jews, Talysh, Kurds, Avars, Udins, Lezghins, Turks, Georgians, Ukrainians, German and other nationalities.
Azerbaijan has an area of 33,440 square miles (86,600 sq km) and is bordered by Russia on the north, Georgia on the northwest, Armenia on the west, Iran on the south, and the Caspian Sea on the east (See Map 1).
Azerbaijan was a part of the Russian Empire from the early 19th century to 1918, an independent republic from 1918 to 1920, and a part of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991.
www.zerbaijan.com /azeri/azerbaijan4.htm   (7104 words)

  
 baltic-history.txt
"The Baltics: Nationalities and Other Problems" The Baltics area is fraught with cross ethnic mergings, conquerings by different groups, and control by both small groups like the Teutonic and Livonian knights and by larger entities like the nations of Sweden, Poland, and Russia during the roughly eight centuries of Baltic history.
In the past year, the jostling from both the three Baltic states, and three other republics of the Soviet Union - Georgia, Armenia and Moldava - to be free of the Soviet Union has been ongoing, occasionally violnt, and not the only areas of discontent for the Soviets.
"In total about 250,000 Baltic Jews, of whom only about 10,000 survived, were deported or killed during the German occupation.
history.eserver.org /baltic-history.txt   (6942 words)

  
 PageNav.asp?Page=Preview.asp&Code=48&charset=x-user-defined
In order that we may realize the real implications of the history of Armenia and grasp the soul of this people, we must turn our gaze upon the beginning of the 4th century, which was momentous in its consequences for the growth of the nation.
Archeology has extended the prehistory of Armenia to the Acheulian age (500,000 years ago), when hunting and gathering peoples crossed the lands in pursuit of migrating herds.
Armenia was made part of the Transcaucasian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic in 1922, and in 1936, it became one of the Soviet Union's constituent republics.
www.armland.site.gr /PageNav.asp?Page=Preview.asp&Code=48&charset=x-user-defined   (6942 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Israel
The object of the present article is distinctly geographical and ethnographical, leaving, as far as possible, the other topics connected with the Israelites to be dealt with in the article on JEWS AND JUDAISM, or in particular articles on the leading personages or events in Israel's history.
He employed them on field labour (Ex., i, 14); engaged them upon the store cities of Phithom (the ruins of which, eleven or twelve miles from Ismailia, show that it was built for that monarch) and Ramesse, thus called after his name; and finally made a desperate attempt to reduce their numbers by organized infanticide.
According to the Biblical classification of the descendants of Noe (Gen., x), it is clear that the semitic group included the Arabs, Babylonians, Assyrians, Arameans, and Hebrews, to which peoples modern ethnographers add, chiefly on linguistic grounds, the Phoenicians and Chanaaneans.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08193a.htm   (6942 words)

  
 Nisean History
An on again and off again ally of Assyria, the Urartians were largely forgotten by history until recent archeological finds showed that a once thriving civilization existed from Armenia and down through Iran and Iraq.
Armenia, long a supplier -willing or otherwise-of Nisean horses to the Romans was losing the breed and its grazing lands to outsider invaders, Roman and Persian.
Although supported by John Hyrcanus, the leader of the Jews, along with 31,000 infantry, 7200 horse and 10 elephants, Antiochus was no match for the Parthian leader who had 14,800 horse, 1800 infantry and 20 elephants at his disposal from Indian allies.
www.competitivehorse.com /Iraq/Nisean.htm   (6942 words)

  
 Turks.US Daily News: Armenia’s Jewish Scepticism and Its Impact
Before analysing the reasons, the study will provide the historical background of the Armenian ‘antagonism’ against the Jews and the history of the Jewish community in Armenia.
Although the Jewish community in Armenia dates back almost 2,000 years, the population of the Jews has reduced to fewer than 1,000 individuals in Armenia and in Karabakh province, which is the Azerbaijan territory under the Armenian occupation.
In Amasya province for instance local Armenian priests and notables claimed that an Armenian woman had seen Jews slaughter a young Armenian boy and use his blood for religious purposes.
www.turks.us /article.php?story=20050504201831865&mode=print   (8478 words)

  
 Basileus' Interference Timeline - Alternate History Discussion Board
Hormizd, the king of Armenia, of the Sassanian royal family, ascends to the throne of Persia as Hormizd II.
279 Armenia is divided in two kingdoms, western and eastern, both subjects to Persia: but the western one returns under rule of the Arsacids, while the eastern becomes an appanage (feudal territory) for heirs to the throne of the King of Kings of Ctesiphon.
Persian emperor Bahram V severely defeats the White Huns and, at the request of the local Nakharars (lords), annexes eastern Armenia and the Gordiene (central Kurdistan) putting an end to the age-old Arsacid dynasty.
www.alternatehistory.com /Discussion/showthread.php?t=11464   (11218 words)

  
 Ottoman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For centuries, the Ottoman Empire was often as a refuge for the Jews of Europe, who were often persecuted or expelled from the countries of Christian Europe (see History of the Jews in Turkey).
Turks were raised against the Serves, to expel the Greeks, to confront the Republic of Armenia, the Italians, the French and to threaten the British in the region of Straits.
The Ottoman state revolutionized the system with the aid and experience of Christians, and Jews, while other states were holding on to their religion and national identity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ottoman_Empire   (5776 words)

  
 Ottoman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For centuries, the Ottoman Empire was often as a refuge for the Jews of Europe, who were often persecuted or expelled from the countries of Christian Europe (see History of the Jews in Turkey).
The Ottoman state revolutionized the system with the aid and experience of Christians, and Jews, while other states were holding on to their religion and national identity.
Ottomans claimed that the source of the inter-ethnic conflicts should be sought within their dynamics and the sources that were supporting the conflicts with hidden goals, more than the policies of the state.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ottoman_Empire   (5800 words)

  
 Christian History Handbook: Ancient: Appendix III-B
Antiochus IV couldn't eliminate the Jews from Alexandria, but he could attempt to immunize the Jews of Jerusalem against the Alexandrian attraction.
Antiochus IV had left Antioch in 166 in a campaign against the Parthians in Armenia, Babylonia and Elam where he was when he died in 164 BC.
Antiochus IV expelled the invaders and since Eulaus and Lenaeus were killed Antiochus recognized the government of Ptolemy VI.
www.sbuniv.edu /~hgallatin/ht3463b03.html   (5800 words)

  
 Christian History Handbook: Ancient: Appendix III-B
Antiochus IV couldn't eliminate the Jews from Alexandria, but he could attempt to immunize the Jews of Jerusalem against the Alexandrian attraction.
Antiochus IV had left Antioch in 166 in a campaign against the Parthians in Armenia, Babylonia and Elam where he was when he died in 164 BC.
About 152 BC Alexander Balas, an alleged son of Antiochus IV, declared his claim to the Seleucid throne and launched a campaign to overthrow Demetrius I. Demetrius and Balas both bid for Jewish support, much to the benefit of the Jews.
www.sbuniv.edu /~hgallatin/ht3463b03.html   (5800 words)

  
 Ottoman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ottoman Jews enjoyed similar privileges to those of the Phanariot Greeks, and indeed came to enjoy some of the most extensive freedoms in Jewish history.
The Ottoman state revolutionized its administrative system with the aid and experience of Greeks and other Christians, Muslims, and Jews, while many other states still held tightly to their own religions and national identities.
The Ottoman Empire was established by the Kayı tribe of Oghuz Turks in western Anatolia and was ruled by the Ottoman Dynasty, the descendants of those Turks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ottoman_Empire   (6955 words)

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