Tag : Zeytun

Zeytun (Zeytoun, Zeitoun, Zeitun, Ulnia), located in the Taurus Mountains, was part of the Kingdom of Giligian (Kilikian) Armenia.

Vahé Achikian

S’il y a des descendants de Lévon Achikian, frère de mon grand-père Vartevar en France (Marseille , Lyon ou le région de Grenoble) merci de me contacter avec un message. Mon grand-père m’a dit que son jeune frère Lévon (né à Zeitoun vers 1899) a survécu au génocide arménien de Zeitoun en Avril / ...
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Vahé Achikian

Identification of the Armenian fighters above, taken aboard the French ship Marseille summer of 1896: Top, L to R: Zeytountsi Garabed Yakoubian, Huntchak Meléh, Zeytountsi Yenidünia Nishan; Bottom, L to R: Huntchak Garabed Hratchia, Huntchak Baron Garabed Aghassi, Hunchak camarade ABAH.
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Vahe Achikian

CORRECTION: The above photo is of Huntchaq camarade Meléh, a comrade of Baron Aghassi (Garabeth Tour-Sarkissian) who was one of the 6 Huntchaqian operatives that organised and participated in the Grand Uprising of Zeitoun, 1895-1896. Meléh was martyred in Jan 1896 in a raid on the turkish ...
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