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  Armenian History, chapter 2: Between Roman and Persian Empires
Anahit was the Armenian equivalent for the Greek Goddess Aphrodite.
Some 50 years later, the king Tigranes the First in alliance with Cyrus the Great, founder of Achaemenid dynasty conquered the lands controlled by the Medes and reinforced the Armenian kingdom.
The dynasty of Hayk stopped: the kings of Armenia were henceforward anointed by the Persian kings.
www.armenianhistory.info /between.htm   (1094 words)

 Armenian History - Armeniapedia.org
For two millennia, independent Armenian states existed sporadically in the region between the northeastern corner of the Mediterranean Sea and the Caucasus Mountains, until the last medieval state was destroyed in the fourteenth century.
Whatever the exact dimensions of the genocide, Armenians suffered a demographic disaster that shifted the center of the Armenian population from the heartland of historical Armenia to the relatively safer eastern regions held by the Russians.
Armenians feared that their demographic decline in Nagorno-Karabakh would replicate the fate of another historically Armenian region, Nakhichevan, which the Soviet Union had designated an autonomous republic under Azerbaijani administration in 1924.
www.armeniapedia.org /index.php?title=Armenian_History   (5201 words)

 About Armenia-Discover armenia-armenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Armenian capital is the heir of the past culture and the focal point of the contemporary culture of the Armenian people.
The Armenian Church is one of the Eastern Orthodox Churches.
Holy Echmiadzin is the historical center of Armenian Apostolic Church, the seat of the Catholicos of All Armenians.
www.armeniantourinfo.com /thisis.htm   (2059 words)

 Frye. Heritage of Persia
Ardashir is 'king or kings of Iran' and Shapur is 'king of kings of Iran and non-Iran'.
Shapur's fire was caled the king of fires possibly because it was identified with the Gushnasp fire of the warriors, which was later designated 'the victorious king of fires', but the text is not clear), or maybe the king's fire was called the king of fires simply as a manner of speaking.
The internal reforms of the king of kings were more important than external changes in the frontiers, and their overall result was a decline in the power of the great nobility and the subkings in favour of the bureaucracy.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/med/fryeheri.html   (10494 words)

 (MUSA DAGH) Tall Armenian Tale: The Other Side of the Falsified Genocide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Modern day Armenians heard the false stories from their elders who were never there themselves, but had heard them from the Dashnag revolutionaries who had made deals with the Czar and the Bolsheviks.
The fact that the clever Armenians or their servants deleted this fundamental original passage in their translation has a reason: It is absolutely clear that the Armenians of Van started the insurrection behind the Ottoman lines already in February 1915, waiting for the Russian offensive.
The poor, miserable and starving Armenians proved immediately after their rescue that they were powerful young fighters and the French and the British made immediately after their transfer to Suez and Cyprus practical use of them.
www.tallarmeniantale.com /musa-dagh.htm   (5099 words)

 List of Armenian Kings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of the kings and queens of Armenia, an ancient kingdom in Anatolia and Caucasus as well as other Armenian Kingdoms.
Vonones (former king of Parthia) 15-16 (Roman protectorate)
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Armenian_Kings   (310 words)

 Varazdat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Varasdates or Varazdat (Armenian: Վարազդատ, Varazdat) was an Armenian prince who succeeded his uncle King Papes as King of Armenia in 374.
Following the assasination of King Papes, Valens sent Varazdat, a nephew of Pap, a young man highly reputed for his mental and physical gifts, to occupy the Armenian throne.
In the meantime, the internal condition of Armenia was imperilled through friction between King Varazdat and the nakharars, culminating in the assassination of Musel Mamikonian, the leader of the latters' party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Varazdat   (280 words)

 Armenia and Georgia, Culmen Europae
Ashot Bagratuni was recognized as King by the Caliph in 884, and by the Emperor shortly afterwards.
The genealogy is from A.E. Redgate, The Armenians [Basil Blackwell, 1998, 2000, pp.198-199].
A daughter of Constantine I was married to Joscelin I, Count of Edessa, ushering in a long history of association and intermarriage between the Armenians and the Crusader states.
www.friesian.com /armenia.htm   (4265 words)

 Classical Armenian Online: Lesson 1
The oldest Armenian text is the Bible, translated from Greek in the early fifth century.
The Armenian alphabet was created in roughly 406 AD by a cleric named Mesrop Mastoc, initially as a vehicle for translation of the Bible.
Below is a list of the letters of the Armenian alphabet, together with their names, numerical values, and a guide to their pronunciation.
www.utexas.edu /cola/centers/lrc/eieol/armol-1-R.html   (3511 words)

 Baliozian Excerpt 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I make a list of our ablest contemporary intellectuals and I shiver to think what would happen if I were to live in a country with one of them as Minister of Culture.
As crimes against humanity go, we Armenians may well be the least guilty nation on earth, but we are guilty all the same of many petty crimes against one another as well as crimes of cowardice, betrayal, and collaboration with the enemy.
In Armenian mythology, as far as I know, writers don't enjoy the protection of a god; which may explain why anyone may abuse and exploit them with impunity.
www.umd.umich.edu /dept/armenian/literatu/pages2.html   (1546 words)

 Sparapet Part 9
The earliest known commander of the Armenian army was Artawazd Mamikonean, sparapet during the reign of King Trdat III (303-330).
Manuel was obliged to seize the sparapetut'iwn and expel the king.
To a large degree this is the result of the nature of the sources themselves, which tend to be epic and eulogistic and the creations of biased clerics directly patronized by the Mamikonean family.
rbedrosian.com /spar9.htm   (985 words)

 Assembly of Turkish American Associations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Brought up on stories of starving Armenians, Westerners have taken as given that the Armenians were driven from Armenia -a land in which Armenians were the chief inhabitants- and accepted without proof that Armenians were slaughtered by Turks who, while not suffering themselves, got away with their crimes.
Armenians in Izmit were 8.2 per square kilometer, more than twice as dense as the average density in the Six Vilayets.
The implications of the Armenian dispersion to aspirations for an Armenian homeland in Anatolia are significant.
www.ataa.org /ataa/ref/armenian/symposium.html   (1821 words)

 Canons & Recensions Of The Armenian Bible
This list, by no means, is a complete collection of various canons and recensions.
A more exhaustive list of canons of various Christian churches is available in the article The Canons Of The Old Testament and The New Testament Through The Ages.
Armenian Canon Lists IV – The List Of Gregory Of Tat
www.islamic-awareness.org /Bible/Text/Canon/armenianlist.html   (310 words)

 WWW-VL History of Armenia Index - Armenian History
Armenianhighland.com, the ancient Armenian Empire, kings, kingdoms, adoption of the Christianity as a state religion, and manuscripts.
List of Patriarchs, Kings and Rulers of Armenia.
Armenian Heritage Park, stories of Armenian immigrant families who escaping genocide sought refuge in United States.
history.armenianhouse.org   (548 words)

 Armenian Christmas - Little Armenia
During the "Armenian Christmas" season, the major events that are celebrated are the Nativity of Christ in Bethlehem and His Baptism in the River Jordan.
On the day before Armenian Christmas, January 17th, the Armenian Patriarch together with the clergy and the faithful, travels from Jerusalem to the city of Bethlehem, to the Church of Nativity of Christ, where elaborate and colorful ceremonies take place.
A procession led by Armenian scouts and their band, advance the Patriarch into the Church of Nativity, while priests, seminarians and the faithful join in the sing of Armenian hymns.
www.littlearmenia.com /html/little_armenia/armenian_christmas.asp   (540 words)

 (HITLER-QUOTE) Tall Armenian Tale: The Other Side of the Falsified Genocide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mussolini is threatened by a nit-wit of a king and the treasonable scoundrel of a crown prince.
The cornerstone in their case has long been the spurious Hitler quote, “Who, after all, speaks today of the extermination of the Armenians?” Certainly, the argument that Hitler himself cited the world’s lack of reaction to the fate of the Armenians and was encouraged by it, must be very poignant to Jews.
The horrendous events of World War II overshadowed the Armenian genocide, and it is only recently, through the peaceful efforts of the Armenian groups, that the rest of the world has once again begun to recognize the col!ectiye agony of the Armenian people.
www.tallarmeniantale.com /hitler-quote.htm   (12739 words)

However, Assyria recuperated and in 714 BCE, the Armenian king Rusa was defeated by the Assyrian king Sargon, who marched almost unopposed through the country and took possession of the statue of the Armenian supreme god Haldi.
In short, Xenophon's Armenians were a primitive nation, and it comes as no surprise that Xenophon mentions that their warriors fought with simple weapons, such as slings and arrows.
The western kingdom was known as Lesser Armenia under ruled by king Zariadris; the other state was called Greater Armenia and ruled by Zariadris' son Artaxias (189-164).
www.livius.org /arl-arz/armenia/armenia.html   (1414 words)

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In Armenian, we refer to the Bible as Asdvadzashoonch, i.e., the “Breath of God.” The Armenian Church believes that the Bible is God-inspired.
However, the Armenian Church does not teach that the Bible is the ultimate authority or voice of God.
In canon 85 of the Canons of the Holy and Renowned Apostles there is a list of all the books which are to be considered sacred and to be read in the Church.
www.sain.org /Armenian.Church/Bible.txt   (2331 words)

Karabakhi locals believe that the monastery was founded on the place of a shrine containing the scull of St. John the Baptist, which was brought to the land of Artsakh directly from Palestine.
Overall, up to 150 Armenian stone-borne texts are found on the walls of the Cathedral, including a wall-large inscription made by the order of Asan-Jalal himself.
In was in Gandzasar where the representatives of Armenian nobility prepared and signed the famous appeal for assistance addressed to the Russian monarch Peter I the Great.
www.bvahan.com /ArmenianWay/aw/Eng/Haji-petros/Gandzasar.htm   (509 words)

 R. Thomson - Khorenatsi's 'History of the Armenians' - 4a
Although the Armenian script was not invented until the turn of the fourth and fifth centuries A.D., Moses claims that there were written records in Armenia long before that time and records about Armenia kept in foreign archives.
Moses berates the early Armenian kings for not keeping archives like those of the Greeks or Persians; for although the Armenians then had no script of their own, they could have used Greek or Persian—as was the custom for private families or for local records in his own time (I 3).
If the Armenians themselves kept no archives, Moses claims that the Parthian Arsacids (to which line the Armenian Arsacids were directly related) did keep records about Armenia in their archives.
www.kroraina.com /armen/thomson_4a.html   (2377 words)

 HyeEtch - The Armenians - Introduction
Armenians are the first nation to adopt Christianity as the official religion of their state (301 A.D.).
Throughout the centuries they have been persecuted and harassed by neighbouring countries and empires, but through all the turbulence and foreign domination, however, Armenians created a rich and a colourful culture, their own alphabet and a socioeconomic structure that has allowed them to preserve their distinct way of life.
Travel trough time and read the chronology of the Armenian history with the names of all the Armenian Kings and nobility.
www.hyeetch.nareg.com.au /armenians/index.html   (429 words)

 Popes & Patriarchs of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Alexandria, Antioch, etc.
The lists of all the Archbishops of Mainz, Trier, and Cologne are taken from the Regentenlisten und Stammtafeln zur Geschichte Europas, by Michael F. Feldkamp [Philipp Reclam, Stuttgart, 2002, pp.
The list of the Archbishops of Salzburg are taken from the Regentenlisten und Stammtafeln zur Geschichte Europas, by Michael F. Feldkamp [Philipp Reclam, Stuttgart, 2002, pp.
Although the list of Bishops of Byzantium is given from the early days of the Church, this was not a particularly important city at the time, and one wonders about its historicity even more than with the early Bishops given for Rome.
www.friesian.com /popes.htm   (9005 words)

 Leo Alishan - Poems
LEO ALISHAN, born at Erzerum, in the heart of Armenia, early in the last century, was a Roman Catholic Armenian, a monk of the Mechitarist Convent at Venice, and a distinguished antiquarian, scientist, linguist, and historian, as well as a poet.
THIS is an extract from a long poem in the classical Armenian, describing the conversion to Christianity by the Apostle Thaddeus, in the first century A. D., of Santoukhd, the daughter of the Armenian King Sanadroog.
According to Armenian tradition, Santoukhd was the earliest Christian martyr among women.
armenianhouse.org /blackwell/armenian-poems/alishan.html   (1305 words)

 Armenian Genealogy
The Armenian Historical Association has undertaken the task of identifying all the Armenians who have ever lived in the state of Rhode Island.
Kings and from the earlier rulers of ancient Armenia.
Armenian, and her ancestry is traced to Eliza Kewark
www.toomajian.com /Armenian_Genealogy_web_sites.htm   (214 words)

 Little Armenia - Armenian Community of Hollywood, Los Angeles
The oldest known ancestors of modern Armenians, the Hayasa-Azzi tribes, also known as Proto-Armenians, were indigenous to the Armenian Highland in Eastern Anatolia.
The legendary forefather of Armenians, Hayk (or Haig), famous for his battles with Babylonian ruler Bel, most likely was one of the Hayasa tribal leaders.
According to a Greek myth, which actually reflects this tribal migration, the forefather of Armenians - Armenios - was one of the Argonauts, accompanying Jason in his quest for the Golden Fleece.
www.littlearmenia.com   (270 words)

 Amazon.com: Armenian: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Speak the Armenian Language: A guide by K.
Chapter 1 Armenians in the Ottoman Empire during the Nineteenth Century Armenian history...
The History of the Armenian Genocide: Ethnic Conflict from the Balkans to Anatolia to the Caucasus by Vahakn N. Dadrian (Paperback - Feb 2004)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Armenian&tag=fastwebclicho-20&index=books&link_code=qs&page=1   (898 words)

 Meaning of Names
The study of Armenian first names is also fascinating since virtually every aspect of our culture is reflected in them.
Armenian; the oldest; the first born; coming first
Armenian version of Balthasar; one of three wise Kings
www.armenianheritage.com /famname.htm   (122 words)

 LINGUIST List 17.1743: Armenian Ling/Austria;Anthropological Ling/Nigeria
Please send the title of your paper with a short abstract/ description of your presentation in English until January 31st, 2007 to Univ. Doc.
Jasmine Dum-Tragut; Department of Armenian Studies; ORIENTALE LUMEN, Mayr-Melnhof-Institute for the Christian East, Moenchsberg 2a, A-5020 Salzburg.
Please note that hotel rates usually include VAT and that, in some cases, a refundable deposit is charged.
www.linguistlist.org /issues/17/17-1743.html   (662 words)

 Armenian Poems in Translation
translations from Ancient Armenian, prepared in connection with the programme-notes for a series of recent recitals I organised of unaccompanied Armenian Church music here in Cambridge, and wherein I endeavoured to place the items in each programme in an appropriate musical, liturgical and (to a lesser extent) theological background.
Clearly, her attempts to make the English verses rhyme do, on occasion, cause the reader to smile, and at times significantly weaken the unforced, pithy Armenian original; and adjectives are particulary readily compounded in Armenian, frequently necessitating ungainly periphrasis in English.
Yeghishe was an Armenian historian of the fifth century AD, a contemporary of Vartan, who died in the battle of Avarayr in 451.
www-control.eng.cam.ac.uk /hu/ArmPoet.html   (4470 words)

 CBC Sports: Canucks trade Cloutier to Kings
The oft-injured netminder, who missed the final 60 games of the 2005-06 NHL season following surgery on his left knee, was dealt to the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday.
Jordan is pursuing plans to develop a nuclear program for peaceful purposes, King Abdullah told an Israeli newspaper.
A Turkish journalist of Armenian descent who was convicted of insulting Turkey's national identity was shot to death Friday outside his newspaper's offices, police said.
www.cbc.ca /storyview/AOL/sports/national/2006/07/05/cloutier-kings.html   (1407 words)

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