The story of a picture

The story of a picture

Founder of German Orient Mission Dr. Lepsius(left) and Johanness Avetaranian 1861-Arzerum, 1919-Wisbaden Germany. He was Born as Mahmet Shukri, converted to Christianity and took the Armenian last name ‘Avetaranian’. Avet meaning Gospal in Christian context and ‘Good News/Instructions’ in pre-Christian Armenian. German Orient Mission was responsible for building many orphanages in Ottoman territory and Salams/Khoy for Armenians and in Urmia for Assyrians

11 / 03 / 2018

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