If you are looking for articles on specific themes relating to the life of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, we suggest that you use to “Themes” section to navigate the website.

To navigate this section:

  1. 1. On the Houshamadyan homepage, click on the “Themes” icon or on Themes.
  2. 2. On the left, you will see a list of various themes (Economy, Religion, Local characteristics, Education and sports, etc.)
  3. 3. Use the cursor to hover over a theme (for example, Economy). A new window will open to the right, with a list of sub-themes, such as “Trades” or “Industry and Commerce.” If you wish to read articles on the different crafts practiced by Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, you would click on “Trades.”
  4. 4. You will be directed to a new page, with a list of localities for which we currently have articles on the selected sub-theme (Mousa Dagh, Ourfa, Harput, Hadjin, Marash, etc.). Select a locality to read the full article.