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Vahe Achikian

The “Arachnort” Yepiscopos is Der Bartoghimeos or Der Bartoghime of F?rnus and he shepherded his Armenian Apostolic Christian parishioners at Surp Garapet church of F?rnus ,and this photo is from 1895 during the Grand Rebellion of Zeytun of 1895-1896 in which he participated and fought valiantly ...
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Vahe Achikian

This warrior’s name is Djellat or Cellad in Turkish. He was one of the fiercest freedom fighters amongst Zeytun’s insurgents during the 1895-1896 Rebellion. This was mentioned in Hunchakyan Party operative Garapet Aghassi’s ( Garapet Tour-Sarkissian) book “Zeïtoun: Depuis les origines jusqu’à ...
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Vahe Achikian

Yenidünya Astvadzadour Pasha [ Astvadzadour Pasha Yenidünyayan ],1830-1899 was one of the four legendary Qodjabashi or Ishkhans of Zeytoun – his ruled quarter in Zeytoun was called Yuqari Mahallesi or Verin Tagh, also referred to as Yenidünya sector or Sourp Lousavoritch church community of ...
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Vahe Achikian

The correct name of this town is Mezre, not Mezire. It was one of the main deportation route concentration stations in Ottoman Turkey 1915-1916 during the Armenian Genocide.
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Hagop Mouradian

CSW, could you please contact me. I am under the impression that my family, the Mouradians, were from Chunkush and Pazmashen. Bekkah Morris Long shot, but Hagop & Mary – I’m looking for more information on my Mooradian & Attarian family from Chunkush then later Harput & Malatya. If ...
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Vahe Achikian

The correct name is Hunchak Abardyan of Zeytun. The Abardyan clan used to be one of the ruling feudal “Ishkhans” of Zeytun, but in the early 1800’s they ran afoul of the Yenidunyayan clan and were defeated and decimated. The survivors ran away to Marash and became foot soldiers and trustees for ...
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