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Historical Armenian Genocide Pictures from Beirut Jesuits

On Saturday 24 April 1915, in Constantinople, capital of the Ottoman Empire, seven hundred notable Armenian and intellectuals were arrested and murdered on the orders of the Young Turk government. This date marks the beginning of a vast program of deportation and extermination of a people for centuries integrated with other communities in the Ottoman Empire. The first genocide of the twentieth century will cost the lives of nearly one million three hundred thousand Armenians and leave thousands of refugees and orphans scattered in Europe and the Middle East.
The horrors of the massacres, few images are known. However, photographs of ruins, deported or orphans in refugee camps of Aleppo or Beirut, were collected by Jesuit missionaries in this part of the world in 1881 or taken directly by them. Some of the Jesuits proved talented photographers such Poidebard (1878-1955) and William Jerphanion (1877-1948). If some of the photographs were sometimes reproduced, this exhibition allows most clichés going out for the first time, collections of Oriental Library at Saint Joseph University in Beirut, the library is remarkably rich history.

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Commemoration of 100 years of the Armenian Genocide in Paris France

Impressive,complete and interesting exhibition at the Hotel de Ville in Paris France.
Many informations, pictures, objects, books, movies about the Armenian Genocide at the city hall in Paris. from 29th of April to the 4th of July 2015. free entrance.

In this article you can see 130 pictures from this exhibitions in chronological order.

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Benediction du raisin, pain et madagh a l’Eglise Arménienne de Nice

Pour célébrer l’Assomption de la Sainte Vierge, le révérend père de l’Eglise Apostolique Arménienne de Nice a réalisé le rituel de la bénédiction du pain, du raisin et du madagh le 15 aout 2013.
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Aznavour Platinum Collection

Parmi les légendes révélées par Piaf, Aznavour est devenu un ambassadeur de la chanson française à l’étranger. Il a su gagner les faveurs de la jeune génération, au moins depuis que “Les Inrockuptibles” l’ont fait poser en couverture de leur magazine. Ne boudant pas son plaisir, l’auteur-compositeur-interprète et homme d’affaires avisé en profite pour rééditer depuis son catalogue, une œuvre de longue haleine entamée dans les années 1990 : cinquante ans d’histoire dont ces chansons offrent un aperçu (“Sa jeunesse”, “La Mamma”, “Emmenez-moi”, “Les Comédiens”, “Que c’est triste Venise”, “Je m’voyais déjà” et l’inaltérable “La Bohème”).

The Platinum Collection – Coffret Edition limitée
Charles Aznavour (Interprète) (CD album). 3 Volumes – Paru le 13 juillet 2004 – 60 titres incontournables- Livret de 24 pages

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