ARMENIAN DISCUSSIONS

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Vahé Achikian

The photo is of Armenian girls’ Yetimhane ( orphanage ) of Adana’s Armenian quarter circa 1909-1910. It was funded mostly by Boghos Noubar Pasha of AGBU ( Haykakan Parekordzagan Entehanour Miyoutyoun ) to shelter, nourish and educate the orphaned Armenian children after the Adana tragic ...
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Susanna Omac

Hi! Are these boys part of the boy Scouts of the International College in Smyrna? ( 1914-1922 ) And have you run across my grandfather’s name, S. Ralph Harlow? Waiting your reply! Susanna
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Armene

Is this near Akn? My grandfather, Nicol Galanderian, the composer grew up next to the river in Akn according to his autobiography. He says, “In those days, as if it were a holiday, the people would go in the peaceful still of the night to hear the roaring of the three waters… Yeprad River, ...
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Vahé Achikian

The church of Sourp Sarkis is located in the once-armenian town of *Digor*. Digor exists nowadays in the area of Ani, about 16 km to the Southwest, and this church is still there though mostly ruined.
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Vahé Achikian

The church was called “Voschkavanki yekeghetsi” or the church of Voshkou vank ( Voshk manastiri ) which was built towards the end of the 10th century just south of Tortoum in the Erzuroum province of Mayre Hayastan.
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An-su Aksoy

The second from right is Haig Berberian, (Ortaköy, Istanbul 1887- Paris 1978), scholar. I am his descendent and actually researching about his (especially early) life.
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Houry Minakyan

yacobian family from damascus I think is related to my grandma and would like to know what part of turkey they are from and my grandma married Dr. Keklikian’s cousin who is from hack any one know about the family? Sylva Keshishian Hi Houry, Are you related to Mardiros Minakyan, the famous ...
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