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‘Historic Armenia After 100 Years,’ First Guide to Western Armenia, to be Released in February

The groundbreaking new book ‘Historic Armenia After 100 Years: Ani, Kars, and the Six Provinces of Western Armenia’ will be released by the Stone Garden Press on February 15, 2015. This new book by author Matthew Karanian is the first-ever guide to cultural sites of the vast and ancient Armenian homeland that is located in

Karanian Seeks to Elevate Western Armenia in Consciousness of Armenians with New Book

One hundred years after the Medz Yeghern, the Armenian homeland remains unknown to many Armenians and non-Armenians alike. The new book ‘Historic Armenia After 100 Years’ by Matthew Karanian (Stone Garden Press, Pub. February 15, 2015) seeks to change this. There are many reasons that the Armenian homeland has remained off the map for travelers

Van: A Cradle of Armenian Civilization

BY MATTHEW KARANIAN Van is the heartland of historic Armenia, and the region of Van is paired with the plains of Ararat as two of the cradles of Armenian civilization. For hundreds of years, and continuing through the beginning of the twentieth century, the population of Armenians here often exceeded that of any other national