The ties of Armenian culture and Hellenism go back at least to the 6th century BC, as a reference to Armenia was made by Greek historian Heracletus of Miletus
Today marks 99 years since the Catastrophe of Smyrna, when Greeks were forced to flee the city due to a fire set by Turkish forces.
September 12, 1922 marks one of the darkest days of Hellenism, as Smyrna, one of the most prosperous and beautiful cities on the Mediterranean coast of Asia Minor, was destroyed by the Turks, sending hundreds of thousands of Greeks...
The Great Fire of Smyrna and the killing of dozens of thousands of Greeks and Armenians by the Turkish Army and renegades several years after the end of WWI still remains one of the darkest moments of Greek history. Nevertheless,...
The story of the Japanese ship that saved Armenians and Greeks from genocide after the Smyrna Catastrophe was the theme of a Tokyo lecture.
A pro-government Turkish newspaper repeated a controversial theory on Thursday that blames Armenians for the Great Fire of Smryna in 1922.
Researcher Vicken Babkenian has written a new book describing how a Japanese ship saved hundreds Armenians and Greeks from genocide in Smyrna in 1922. Not only did the ship rescue these desperate people from a certain death, the nation...