Armenian people
Armenians (Armenian: հայեր, hayer [hɑˈjɛɾ]) are an ethnic group native to the Armenian Highland.Armenians constitute the main population of Armenia and the de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh Re...
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Armenian dance
Armenian Dance // Հայկական Պար Director: SHARM.
Armenia (name)
The name Armenia enters English via Latin, from Ancient Greek Ἀρμενία.The Armenian endonym for the Armenian people and country is hayer and hayk’, respectively. The exact etymology of the name is unk...
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History of Armenia
Armenia lies in the highlands surrounding the Biblical mountains of Ararat. The original Armenian name for the country was Hayk, later Hayastan (Armenian: Հայաստան), translated as the land of Haik...
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Prehistoric Armenia
The modern territory of Armenia has been settled by human groups from the Lower Paleolithic to modern days. The first human traces are supported by the presence of Acheulean tools, generally close to...
Armenian Apostolic Church
The Armenian Apostolic Church (Armenian: Հայ Առաքելական Եկեղեցի, Hay Aṙak’elakan Yekeġetsi) is the world's oldest national church. It is part of Oriental Orthodoxy and is one of the most ancient ...
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Religion in Armenia
Up to 95% of Armenians follow Christianity. Armenia has its own church, the Armenian Apostolic Church, which most Armenians follow. It was founded in the 1st century AD, and in 301 AD became the first...
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Armenian mythology
Armenian mythology began with Urartian origins, gradually incorporating Mesopotamian, Iranian, and Greek ideas and deities. There are signs which indicate that the ancient Armenians were initially nat...
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Armenian architecture
Armenian architecture is an architectural style developed by the human habitation in the Armenian Highland (the eastern part of Asia Minor) and used principally by the Armenian people. The greatest a...
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Armenian language
The Armenian language (classical: հայերէն; reformed: հայերեն [hɑjɛˈɾɛn] hayeren) is an Indo-European language spoken by the Armenians. It is the official language of the Republic of Armenia and the se...
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Armenian literature
Armenian literature begins around AD 400 with the invention of the Armenian alphabet by Mesrop Mashtots.
Only a handful of fragments have survived from the most ancient Armenian literary tradition...
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Sport in Armenia
A wide array of sports are played in Armenia. Football is the most popular sport in Armenia. Other popular sports are wrestling, weightlifting, judo, chess, and boxing. Armenia's mountainous terrain p...
Music of Armenia
The music of Armenia has its origins in the Armenian Highlands, where people traditionally sang popular folk songs. Armenia has a long musical tradition, that was primarily collected and developed by ...
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Armenian dance
The Armenian dance (Armenian: Հայկական Պար) heritage has been considered one of the oldest and most varied in its respective region. From the fifth to the third millennia B.C., in the higher regions o...
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Armenian carpet
The term Armenian carpet designates, but is not limited to, tufted rugs or knotted carpets woven in Armenia or by Armenians from pre-Christian times to the present. It also includes a number of flat w...
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Armenian cuisine
Armenian cuisine includes the foods and cooking techniques of the Armenian people, the Armenian diaspora and traditional Armenian foods and dishes. The cuisine reflects the history and geography where...
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Women in Armenia
Women in Armenia have been officially guaranteed gender equality since the establishment of the Republic of Armenia in 1991. This has enabled women to actively participate in all spheres of Armenian l...
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