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Eternal Alphabet: Th (t‘o) - Թ (թo)

The numerical value of Թ is 9. Number nine, which is the triple repetition of three, similarly represents the idea of the Holy Trinity. That is why, in the alphabetic acrostic written by Mashtots, letter Թ stands for a word that is the metaphor of the God – Թագաւոր (Таgаvоr – the king).

08/01/2016, 17:06

Eternal Alphabet: Ə (ət‘) - Ը (ըթ)

The numerical value of Ը is 8. In Christianity, this number implies renewal, revival, beginning of a new life.

08/01/2016, 16:48

Eternal Alphabet: E (ē) - Է (է)

Sanctity of Է is intensified by the fact that its numerical value is seven. This sacral number, considered as divine, is repeatedlyused in the Bible: seven sacraments, seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, seven angels standing in the presence of God, seven thrones, seven seals.

08/01/2016, 16:32

Eternal Alphabet: Z (za) - Զ (զա)

The numerical value of letter Զ is six; therefore it was correlated with the sixth day of creation of the world, when the God created man in His image. In the alphabetic acrostic written by Mashtots, Զ stands for the word Զօրաւոր (mighty).

08/01/2016, 16:17

Eternal Alphabet: E (eč‘) - Ե (եչ)

Letter Ե symbolized the fifth day of creation of the world, when the God “created the great fish of the sea and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind.

08/01/2016, 15:45

Eternal Alphabet: DA - Դ (դա)

The numerical value of letter Դ is 4. With the Greeks, Δ (“delta”), besides four, also meant ten, since this is the first letter in the Greek word Δεκα [deka].

08/01/2016, 15:34

Eternal Alphabet: GIM - Գ (գիմ)

The numerical value of letter “gim” is 3. Three is a total and perfect number, the symbol of the Holy Trinity – the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

08/01/2016, 15:15

Eternal Alphabet

"Eternal Alphabet" is an art- relief project, dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. It symbolizes the eternal value of the Armenian alphabet.

26/12/2015, 12:50

Eternal Alphabet: BEN - Բ (բեն)

Letter Բ is the first consonant of the Armenian alphabet. The sound it denotes derives from the Indo-European [bh], which conforms to the Greek [ph], Sanskrit [bh],

22/12/2015, 13:30

Eternal Alphabet: AYB - Ա (այբ)

Letter Ա, being the symbol of the beginning, was correlated with the first day of creation of the world, the day when the God created the light and separated it from the darkness.

22/12/2015, 12:21