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The Modern Erebuni  
   

The Modern Erebuni

The view from the top of Erebuni reveals what Argishti I could never have imagined-- out of the picture to the left, a major nuclear power plant... and one of the many Yerevani promenandes down the center. How do you explain automobiles and nuclear fission to an Iron Age king? You're guess is as good as mine.
Week 4: Illuminators and an Online Toast

August 7th 2010
Well into Week 5, I'm finally getting around to writing about Week 4-- life on Project ArAGATS is growing hectic because we have less than a week left in the field, and so much left to do-- not to mention final trench reports to write, artifacts to catalog, C14, and dendrochronology samples and ceramics to pack so they can be shipped back stateside for analysis... but all is good-- for archaeologi ... read more
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Armenian Flag Armenia prides itself on being the first nation to formally adopt Christianity (early 4th century). Despite periods of autonomy, over the centuries Armenia came under the sway of various empires including the Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Persian, and Otto... ... read more
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