“VEM”, YEAR 12 (18), ISSUE 2 (70), APRIL-JULY 2020

EDITORIAL
CHRISTAPOR’S WILL

CORNERSTONES
Ruben A. Safrastyan
CONCEPTUALIZING THE ARMENIAN QUESTION IN THE 21TH CENTURY
Part one. The formation of the Armenian Question

HISTORY
Arman S. Yeghiazaryan
THE AGE OF ASHOT III THE MERCIFUL
Part II: Struggle for preserving of the unity of Armenian kingdom

THEORY OF HISTORY
Gevorg A. Tshagharian
THOMAS CARLYLE AND HIS ESSAY “ON HISTORY”

LITERARY CRITICISM
Petros A. Demirchyan
RAFFI – NATIONAL AND UNIVERSAL
On the occasion of the 185th birth anniversary

LINGUISTICS
Anush A. Khachatryan
SEMANTIC AND OCCASIONAL NEOLOGISMS IN THE 2018-2019 ELECTRONIC MEDIA OF ARMENIA

HISTORIC DEMOGRAPHY
Gegham M. Badalyan
THE HISTORICAL-DEMOGRAPHIC IMAGE OF WESTERN ARMENIA ON THE EVE OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
Part Tenth: Diyarbekir city and Derik, Savur, Palu and Maden cantons

ARCHEOLOGY
Michael E. Stone (Jerusalem), Khachik A. Harutyunyan
THE ARMENIAN INSCRIPTIONS OF THE CHURCH OF HOLY SEPULCHRE IN JERUSALEM
Part 1. The Chapel of John the Evangelist and Its Inscriptions

CULTURE
Hripsime V. Pikichyan
WEDDING CEREMONIAL CYCLES OF DEDICATION INTO GROOM AND BRIDE
On the materials of the collections by Komitas and Mihran Toumajan

MEMORY
Edgar G. Hovhannisyan
THE FOUNDATION OF DPREVANK OF THE CATHOLICOSATE OF THE GREAT HOUSE OF CILICIA
And its role in the educational life of Armenian communities of Syria-Lebanon

DISCUSSIONS
Armen Ts. Marukyan
TURKEY’S BLOODY HAND IN KARABAKH
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of massacres in Shushi

SCIENTIFIC-PRACTICAL
Sarkis M. Mkrtchian
ON THE ISSUE OF THE IDENTITY OF IRAN’S AZERIS

REVIEWS
Karolina M. Sahakyan
Yeremia Tevkants (Ter-Sargsyants), Family Chronicle, book 8 (1868-1872), With the diligence of H. Gh. Muradyan

ARCHIVE
Ruben O. Sahakyan
THE UNPUBLISHED MEMORIES OF TOVMAS NAZARBEKYAN
Military operation on thy Caucasus Front from July 1914 to April 26, 1916.
Copy-book 7 and 8: from January 1 to February 3, 1916. 274

APPENDIX
Gevorg S. Khoudinyan
WORLD CRISIS AND WE