How should we safeguard our identity in times when we are constantly bombarded with information and ideas which often act to erode the sense of one’s identity? How can Armenians persevere in the current geopolitical conditions? We offer the means. Learn more about the history of Armenia, our heritage, our language, our traditions, and values during the radio program “Akunk” (Source).
In the beginning of the 18th century, in a period when there wasn't Armenian statehood, in a foreign country, a God-chosen man named Mkhitar of Sebastea, as if taking upon himself functions of ministries of education, science and culture, undertook a patriotic endeavor that can't be estimated with ordinary expressions. It is not even enough to call this devoted person a man-institution. Together with his followers and companions, Mkhitar of Sebastea started to develop Armenology, without any exaggeration, on a classic, academic level.
- Ashot Melkonyan
- Artsvi Bakhchinyan