13-year-old Sam Sevian completed the final requirement to earn the title of Grandmaster, the highest title a chess player can attain.
Karabakh or Nagorno Karabakh is the modern name of an area in the southern Caucasus. But erfers to an Armenian principality modern historians call the Kingdom of Artsakh or Khatchen.
The President of RA Serzh Sargsyan attended a prayer for Homeland and Solders held at St. Grigor Lusavorich (Saint Gregory the Illuminator) Cathedral in Yerevan. The prayer was offered by Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II.
The Aurora Prize Selection Committee announced the four Aurora Prize finalists as Marguerite Barankitse Dr. Tom Catena, Syeda Ghulam Fatima and Father Bernard Kinvi,
Presentation of “Armenians in 2115: Strategic Directions for the Twenty-First Century” report which outlines the challenges and goals that the Armenian people will be faced with in future.
Most Mesropian letters are so different from the characters of other alphabets, that it is often impossible to establish their prototypes. In this respect, the form of letter Փ is rather unexpected, because its resemblance to the Greek Փ is so obvious...
Ք is the first letter of the Armenian translation of the Gospel of Luke. As it is known, the symbol of the Evangelist Luke wais the bull, therefore, in handwritten medieval Armenian Gospels letter Ք was often depicted as a bull.
One of the principles of the Armenian alphabet is that one sound corresponds to each letter. Only letter Ու (u) is an exception. This letter is a combination of two letters – Ո (vo) and Ի (vyun).
According to armenologist Edward Aghayan, while creating letter Ց Mashtots did not use any prototype, while Hrachya Acharyan was of the opinion that the author of the Armenian alphabet derived it from the Armenian letter Ծ [ts].
The Armenian language most often uses only three words beginning with letter Ր, and all of them are loanwords. In 1615-page Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian Language by Edward Aghayan, which contains 135 000 words, the words beginning with Ր occupy less than half a page.