Archive for February, 2012

The Music of the Badarak

February 22nd, 2012    |    No Comments »

St. Vartan on Your iPad

February 10th, 2012    |    No Comments »

This Vartanants Day the Eastern Diocese is proud to introduce the first-ever Armenian Church iBook designed for the iPad.

Hagop Nersoyan’s “The Story of Sts. Vartanants” is brought to life on your iPad with interactive features, including:

  • Photo galleries: browse historic maps of Armenia and more
  • Video: watch young people reflect on what the Battle of Avarayr means to them
  • Audio: listen to St. Vartan and St. Ghevont’s stirring speeches in English and Armenian
  • Animated Map: explore the key sites of 4th and 5th century Armenia
  • Glossary: look up terms as your read
  • Notetaking: highlight your favorite passages and return to them later

From the makers of Vemkar, this compelling digital book invites readers to revisit St. Vartan’s stand against the Persian army in defense of Armenia‚Äôs existence as a Christian nation. Download it, and begin your adventure today.