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By George Jerjian,Antranik Poladian

ISBN-10: 1493185268

ISBN-13: 9781493185269

the tale of the Armenians of Arabkir spans 3,500 years. during this publication, the authors, with assistance from 50 individuals, weave jointly Arabkir’s heritage and heartland, its group and tradition, its nutrition and religion, its geography and genocide, and its songs and well-known sons.

In Alexander the Great’s time, they knew Arabkir as Arauraca or Arabrakenoi. within the Byzantine interval, the identify advanced to Arabkares, then Harabker, and eventually to Arabkir. round the 1790s, the Armenians left previous Arabkir (Eski Shehir) and resettled a couple of miles away renaming it Arabkir. within the Twenties, a brand new Arabkir was once created as a suburb of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.

Today, outdated Arabkir is a ghost of its former self and new Arabkir is a part of metro Yerevan, webhosting the city’s moment railway station and greater than a soccer workforce incorporates its identify. at the present time, the grandsons and granddaughters of the Armenians of Arabkir have created new houses, carved new lives and commingled in new groups in all corners of the realm. This e-book is a homage to the Armenians of Arabkir – prior, current, and future.

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