Vahé Achikian

Tervanda Arapkhanian - Zeytun 1903

The Zeytountsi woman above has been identified ( based on information from G. Doevlet’s book Sandokh published in 1946, Paris ) as the resistance fighter Tervanda Arapkhanian. She had been one of the brave Armenian women of Zeytoun who was in charge of keeping the captured Turkish soldiers and officers from the Zeytoun Qishla under supervision in Zeytoun during the Grand Uprising of Zeytoun Oct 1895-Jan 1896.

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