GLENDALE — Writer, photographer Matthew Karanian will present his newly published book Historic Armenia after 100 Years: Ani, Kars and the Six Provinces of Western Armenia on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 7pm at the Glendale Central Library Auditorium, 222 East Harvard Street in Glendale. Admission will be free. The presentation will be in English. Library visitors receive 3 hours free parking across the street at The Market Place parking structure with validation at the Loan Desk. The program is sponsored by the Library, Arts & Culture Department.

Historic Armenia after 100 Years: Ani, Kars and the Six Provinces of Western Armenia, is illustrated with 125 color maps and photographs, and includes antique photos from 100 years ago that are juxtaposed with images of the same locales as they appear today. One hundred years after the Armenian Genocide, the homeland of the Armenians remains unknown to much of the world. Most of the cultural monuments of the Armenian nation in the lands of historic Armenia have been eliminated or repurposed for other uses. But there is much that still remains. This book will guide you to the history and culture of the ancient Armenian homeland, whether you intend to travel there in person, or only through the pages of this book.

Matthew Karanian, is a second generation Armenian American who practices law in Pasadena, California. He has lived and worked in Armenia for several years as Associate Dean of the law program at the American University of Armenia, and as the Director of the University’s Legal Research Center. Karanian has published six travel books used widely as travel guides to Artsakh and Eastern & Western Armenia.

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