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Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:36 pm

We are 2792 years old and celebrated it last Sunday, October 10th 2010.
29 years older than Rome, coexisted with cities like Babylon, Nineveh and Persepolis. see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erebuni_Fortress
Armen joined us (me and my family).
So I'll post shots gradually, as I'm sure Armen will post his wonderful pictures too.

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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:41 pm

An older shot of Erebuni fortress, at the entrance
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and this is a model of how it probably looked like
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one of the walls (exact replication)
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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby Birma » Fri Oct 15, 2010 1:26 am

Many happy returns to Erebuni-Yerevan :D . Interesting shots Doc. Looking forward to more.
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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby David Kilpatrick » Fri Oct 15, 2010 2:06 am

That bearded guy sure looks Hittite - but I'm fairly sure that's not right for Yerevan, was is Assyria or what?

If we can find a way to get to Armenia we plan to visit. Back in 1979, my business partner's wife was Armenian - and Yervant is Armenian, even if he was raised in Ethiopia and lives in Australia! If you don't know who Yervant is, Google... I'm meeting Yervant and Anie on Sunday (his wife is Armenian too). Mission - get Yervant to do a seminar week in Yerevan, instead of Venice which is his favourite city.

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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Fri Oct 15, 2010 7:19 am

David Kilpatrick wrote:That bearded guy sure looks Hittite - but I'm fairly sure that's not right for Yerevan, was is Assyria or what?

If we can find a way to get to Armenia we plan to visit. Back in 1979, my business partner's wife was Armenian - and Yervant is Armenian, even if he was raised in Ethiopia and lives in Australia! If you don't know who Yervant is, Google... I'm meeting Yervant and Anie on Sunday (his wife is Armenian too). Mission - get Yervant to do a seminar week in Yerevan, instead of Venice which is his favourite city.

David


Which bearded guy? The one on the wall or the one on the avatar with a Sony in his hands? :lol:
Yervant - you mentioned once and I had his site bookmarked.
I really hope the visit would not stay as a plan or a wish. You'll love it.
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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby springm » Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:49 am

2792 years - that is REALLY old! Thanks for the images, Dr. Harout. Yerevan definitely looks like a place to travel to...

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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby bossel » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:21 am

Thanks for posting Doc and congratulations :D Seems I have to brush up my history knowledge...

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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby aster » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:37 pm

That's an impressive history, Dr. Harout. : ))

Feliicitations / congratulations and may everything live long in peace... It's certainly a beautiful land for any humanbing to visit and appreciate while making contact with the nice people of this land.
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Thanks for sharing and looking forward to more of your shots if there are any.


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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby aster » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:38 pm

That's an impressive history, Dr. Harout. : ))

Feliicitations / congratulations and may everything live long in peace... It's certainly a beautiful land for any humanbing to visit and appreciate while making contact with the nice people of this land.
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Thanks for sharing and looking forward to more of your shots if there are any.


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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby aster » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:38 pm

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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby Dusty » Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:08 pm

Dr. Harout wrote:We are 2792 years old and celebrated it last Sunday, October 10th 2010.


And here I was thinking you were only in your 60's! :lol:

Great pics, Doc. Hope you and Armen post many more.

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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:47 pm

Messing around with the Rokinon (Samyang) 85mm f/1.4
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Here's Armen
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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby Birma » Fri Oct 15, 2010 10:18 pm

Hi Doc - nice 85mm shots. Is that you in the reflection in Armen's sun glasses :D ?
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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Fri Oct 15, 2010 10:49 pm

Birma wrote:Hi Doc - nice 85mm shots. Is that you in the reflection in Armen's sun glasses :D ?

Bingo. Yep that's me.

Urartian soldiers parading
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...and the king looks and looks... he's thinking: "who's the dumb trainer of those soldiers..."
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Re: Erebuni-Yerevan 2010

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Fri Oct 15, 2010 10:53 pm

So the next legion passes...
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and then the next...
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... the king is still thinking...
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