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Armenian history

Delve into the fascinating world of Armenian history and discover the stories of ancient civilizations, cultural landmarks, and influential figures. Uncover the secrets of this vibrant culture and gain a deeper understanding of its historical significance.
Akhtamar (Based on Armenian Legend), 2002 by Rubik Kocharian Armenian History, Armenian Culture, Fashion Painting, Classical Art, Illustrations, Aesthetic Art, Art History, Mythology, Art Inspo

Rubik Kocharian is a fine artist living and working in California. To date in his prolific career, he has produced over 1,000 original oil paintings and drawings. Rubik was born in 1940 in Yerevan, Armenia. His family was exiled to Siberia in 1946 during Stalin’s regime. Rubik studied under Ivan Pavlov, a Russian artist in exile. […]

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Rafik Mouses
Statue of Vahagn the Dragon Slayer choking a dragon in Yerevan. Ancient Myths, Ancient Origins, Ancient History, Armenian History, Armenian Culture, Birth Of A Dragon, Armenian People, History Encyclopedia, The Boogeyman

Vahagn is a deity that was worshipped in Armenia during the period prior to the coming of Christianity. Vahagn was revered as a fire god. The name Vahagn is derived from a combination of two Sanskrit words –vah and agni. The former is said to mean ‘to bring’, whilst the latter, ‘fire’. According to this interpretation, therefore, the name of this ancient deity may be translated as ‘the bringer of fire’.

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Edie Wyres
Armenia: The Undiscovered Jewel Of Eurasia - Dame Traveler Armenian History, Armenian Culture, Ancient History, Armenian Food, Architecture Unique, Armenia Travel, Yerevan Armenia, Templer, Culture Travel

Nestled between Europe and Asia sits a jewel of a country, glimmering undetected by hoards of tourists and seasoned travelers alike. Armenia. As one of the earliest Christian civilizations, Armenia's mountainous Caucasus surroundings hold so much history and age, it could boggle the mind of those who love the ancient world as much as the

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Rainer Tornow
Armenian History, Armenian Culture, Ancient History, Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Site Archéologique, Ancient Buildings, Wilderness Survival, Beautiful Places To Visit

Ani (Armenian: Անի)[ is a ruined and uninhabited medieval Armenian city-site situated in the province of Kars, near the border with Armenia. It was once the capital of a medieval Armenian kingdom that covered much of present day Armenia and eastern invaded Armenia.Called the "City of 1001 Churches, Ani stood on various trade routes and its many religious buildings, palaces, and fortifications were amongst the most technically and artistically advanced structures in the world. Long ago…

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