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Haik  Patriarch

Haik Patriarch

Hayk the Great (Armenian: Հայկ), Armenian pronunciation: [hajk], or The Great Hayk, also known as Hayk Nahapet (ՀայկՆահապետ, Armenian pronunciation: [hajk nahapɛt], Hayk the “head of family” or patriarch), is the legendary patriarch and founder of the Armenian nation. His story is told in the History of Armenia attributed to the Armenian historian Moses of Chorene (410 to 490). Contents • 1Etymology • 2Genealogy • 3Folklore •3.1Hayk and King Bel •3.2Battle of Giants and defeat of Bel Etymology The name of the...
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About the Names Hayastan, Hayq and Armen...

Each geographical name has its story, origin and meaning. It has always interested people how this or that toponymic name has originated, how it has altered during the course of time and reached us. In case of careful study, they can tell us many things from the history of the given country and nation. First of all let’s speak about the name “Hayastan”. “Hayastan” is the name of the motherland of the Armenian people, where his historical life has passed. Its borders coincide with the borders of theArmenian plateau.Soviet Armenia occupied the Northeastern part of...
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Armenian Warriors, Japanese Samurai: Military Codes of Honor

Armenian Warriors, Japanese Samurai: Mil...

Published: 18/07/2011Posted in: Analysis, Armenia @en, ARMENIAN RESISTANCE, GEOGRAPHY YEREVAN magazine, July-August, 2011 issue (14) Text by Armen Ayvazyan Based on his book The Code of Honor of the Armenian Military (4-5th centuries) Translated by Arsen Nazarian and Armen Ayvazyan Armenian historiography contains considerable information about ancient and medieval Armenian military ideology. In the works of fifth century historians Pavstos Buzand and Movses Khorenatzi, the commands and legacy of the Armenian sparapets (commanders in chief) to their successors...
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Nation and Church (video)

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan
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The Ancient Armenian Alphabet – the Hiksos Alphabet as a Basis for the Mashtots Letters

The Ancient Armenian Alphabet – the Hiks...

The information agency “Azat Dzayn” (Free Voice) presents to its readers how Mesrop Mashtots has rediscovered the Hiksos or the ancient Armenian alphabet, which has become a basis for the Armenian letters. For approximately 20 centuries lie between the periods of these two alphabets, but as it is seen, the time couldn’t totally erase the most ancient alphabet, which was created by our ancestors. This alphabet has become a basis for the creation of the Indian Brahma alphabet, Phoenician, Semitic and all the alphabets of Asia, as well as for the creation of African...
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Remarkable Connection between the Armenian Alphabet and Mendeleev’s Periodic Table

Remarkable Connection between the Armeni...

03.08.2015 The cultural website Мир Искусства– Mir Iskustva (The World of Culture) calls superhuman the ideas, which lay in the basis of the Armenian alphabet. In the article, which tells about the wonderful secrets of the Armenian alphabet, it is said that the names of the substances, which were known to people in the ancient times, are summarized in the Armenian alphabet. The number of the letters of the names of substances corresponds to the numbers of the substances in Mendeleev’s table. Thus, for example, Ա -A is the 1st letter in the alphabet, Ս-S...
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We Are Armenians

thanks to Ofelia Vardanyan  for giving this material!
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“Hayordiner” report about ...

Sorry, this entry is only available in Հայերեն.
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The Online Armenia Encyclopedia

Armeniapedia: the online Armenia Encyclopedia Welcome to Armeniapedia, an online encyclopedia about everything related to Armenia and Armenians. There are currently 7,442 articles. Armenia At Your Fingertips  History Origin, Genocide, Books, Timeline  Travel & Tourism Guidebook, Attractions List or Map  Society and Culture People, Diaspora, Church, Health, Hall of Fame, Online Journals, Education  Language Dictionaries, Alphabet, Fonts, Lessons  Food Cookbooks, Recipes, Restaurants  Arts Architecture, Painters, Music, Cinema  Live in...
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Parallels of conducts among Armenian mil...

However, it needs to turn to the review of components of conduct of Armenian military. The above mentioned 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th provisions are noticeably similar to the elements of honorary conducts of medieval European knights and Japanese samurais. For instance, the famous «Hagakure» writing (literally «Hidden in Leaves») was terminated in 1716. It widely expresses and has carefully been worked out honorary conducts of Japanese samurais (Bushido, literally «Warrior Way»). For warrior, Yamamoto Tsunetomo (born in 1659-died in 1719) also emphasized the...
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On July 14 Tanabata was Celebrated in «H...

On July 14 Japanese lovers’ day «Tanabata» was celebrated in Japanese-Armenian «Hikari» scientific-cultural centre.
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The Armenologist about Japan (video)

The Armenologist about Japan the material is taken from  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssGXMPlDkrs Artsvi Bakhchinyan (Armenia):  a philologist, researcher in Armenian Diaspora, film and dance history. He was born in 1971 in Yerevan. In 1988-1993 studied in Yerevan State University at the department of the Armenian language and literature. In 1996–1997 he was an invited as a researcher of Uppsala University, Sweden. Since 2009 he works at the Institute of History of National Academy of Sciences at the section of Armenian Diaspora. For ten year he has been writing...
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Hokusai’s Sketchbook in Matenadara...

The book was a gift to Matenadaran from Gonyo Tadesi, a man from Tokyo in July 12, 1994. This is Katsushika Hokusai’s Sketchbook.  It is recorded in Matenadaran in foreign-language fund under 208 number. Portrait of an unknown man Book title   Supposedly the book’s explanation translated from Armenian into  English by  Edith...
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An English poem which was translated int...

The sea scene on my mother’s day by Hovhanness I. Pilikian THE ENGLISH ORIGINAL The ancient Celts believed – and their modern descendents the Irish, the Welsh and the Scots still do – that great poets are life’s great philosophers. Enriched with classical references, and full of memorable lines, Professor Pilikian’s new narrative poem seems to display this acute insight. It celebrates Mother’s Day uniquely with a complex of tragic sentiments of inconsolable sadness and emotionalism, which however finally turn into a victory song over...
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«Armenian Little singers» junior choir return Armenia from Japan

«Armenian Little singers» junior choir r...

«Armenian Little singers» junior choir is carrying 40-day concert tour in 18 cities of Japan. Today choir director Tigran Hekekyan has given an interview. He noted that the concert program was dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Armenian and Japanese diplomatic relations as well as to the 500th anniversary of Armenian typography. Moreover, the concert tour is dedicated to Yerevan World Book Capital, 2012. The city of Yerevan (Armenia) was named as the World Book Capital 2012 at the conclusion of the meeting of the selection committee, which was held at UNESCO...
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Armenian National Gallery’s Japane...

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Another Manifestation of the Armenian-Ja...

In the frameworks of the cultural grant project the Government of Japan replenished the National Gallery of Armenia with the equipment for the reconstruction of paintings. The provision of technique to the National Gallery of Armenia, which is envisaged for the reconstruction of pictorial, graphical and wood-engraving works was carried out by the Governments of Japan and Armenia and with the efforts of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Ministry of Culture of RA. The ceremony of handing the equipment took place today on November 8th, 2011 at the...
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Peace memorial was erected In Yerevan symbolizing the tragedy of Hiroshima

Peace memorial was erected In Yerevan sy...

6/28/14 YEREVAN, on JUNE 25, Armenpress: 69 years later of Hiroshima atomic bombing on June 25, 2014 peace memorial-stone was placed in Yerevan municipality children park symbolizing that tragedy. According to «Armenpress» report, memorial-stone reminds us about the peace importance and symbolic step towards the Armenian-Japanese relations. The solemn ceremony opening of memorial-stone was attended by the senior officials from the Armenian legislative and executive bodies, from Japan delegation and representatives of Yerevan municipality. Greating the participants,...
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Ukiyo-e Japanese wood carving exhibition...

Today on November 8, the National Gallery of Armenia for the second time opened Ukiyo-e wood carving exhibition. First time such an exhibition was organized in 1994. During the exhibition over 40 works were represented which had been created in the 19th century. It will last about a month. Exhibition partners are the Armenian-Japanese “Hikari” scientific center and Armenian representative of “JT International Luxembourg SA ” company. The exhibition opening ceremony was attended by Cikakhito Harada, the Russian Federation extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador...