Topic: History

LONDON — Author Serge Momjian in June released his most recent book, titled Tigranes the Great: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Empire. Tigranes the Great ruled the Kingdom of Armenia from 95 to 55 BC. He formed a close alliance with[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The Ararat-Eskijian Museum, Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will present an online lecture on Sunday, July 26, at 5 p.m. (Eastern U.S.[...]

By Mustafa Akyol The recent decision by the Turkish government to reconvert the majestic Hagia Sophia, which was once the world’s greatest cathedral, from a museum back to a mosque has been bad news for Christians around the world. They[...]

By Sevan Boghos-Deirbadrossian LOS ANGELES — In May and June, during challenging and unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic and after cancelling many events this past Spring, the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) Metro Los Angeles[...]

By Harry A. Kezelian III Special to the Mirror-Spectator DETROIT — “That generation…” Stephan Karougian, the 80-something male soloist of St. John’s Armenian Church Komitas Choir in Detroit, was telling me about his parents, as I[...]

While the population in Armenia is experiencing a crisis within a crisis, meaning political instability during the coronavirus pandemic, Armenians in Lebanon are facing a triple crisis: an economic meltdown during the pandemic in addition[...]

By Tigrane Yegavian The famous French-Armenian historian Anahide Ter Minassian did not have the chance to see this newly published book she translated from Armenian to French in the twilight of her life. An iconoclastic story, Vahé[...]

By Rita Mahdessian The publication of Silent Angel is Providential. It was meant to be released in April, the Genocide month. COVID-19 delayed its release. But this delay was Providential. Silent Angel speaks more meaningfully in today’s[...]

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Although the usually lively streets of the capital city are silent, the culture and spirit of the people mingle from all four corners: in the kitchen of the popular restaurant, behind the curtain of the[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — In the distant 1980s, during one of the faculty English lessons at school, classmate Azatuhi Ulikyan showed us a family photo. “This is my grandfather in Sudan,” she[...]