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Visiting Van and Mush in Historical Armenia


Asbarez Armenian News - Oct 23, 2017
The next stop was our most anticipated visit to Akhtamar Island in Lake Van. Like every Armenian child, I grew up hearing the legend of the love story of a princess named Tamar who lived on that island, and her lover, a commoner, who swam every night ...
 

Armenian church in Turkey now serves as a stable


PanARMENIAN.Net - Nov 8, 2017
Relics of the Apostle St. Thomas were buried in the church, built in the 10th-11th centuries not far from Lake Van. After its renovation in 1671, the church turned into a monastic complex but is now on the verge of final dilapidation because of ...
 

What You Need to Know about Arshile Gorky, the Last Surrealist and the First Abstract Expressionist


Artsy - Nov 6, 2017
Gorky was born Vosdanig Adoian in around 1902, in the small town of Khorkom, near Lake Van, in an Armenian province that is part of modern-day Turkey. His father, Setrag Adoian, was a trader and occasional carpenter, while his mother, Shushan derĀ ...
 

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