ARMENIANS


ARMENIANS
   the first nation to embrace CHRISTIANITY in a form similar to Greek ORTHODOXY. They were slaughtered in a organized massacre in 1918 and driven from their TRADITIONAL homeland in Turkey.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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