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Nayiri, 9th c. BC
Nayiri.com is named after the Land of Nayiri, among the oldest known names of the cradle of Armenian civilization: the region around Lake Van on the Armenian plateau. "Nayiri" means "the land of many rivers" in Assyrian.

Here is the Valley of the Armenians (Hayots Dzor, Հայոց Ձոր) where the Armenian progenitor Hayk (Հայկ) defeated the Assyrian king Bel and established his fortress of Haykaberd in the third millenium BCE...

Here is the ancient Kingdom of Biai (Van) and the Armenian city of Van...

It is on the land of Nayiri where Krikor Narekatsi wrote his books of prayer in Narekavank near the shores of Lake Van...

And where Saint Bartholomew rests at the monastery named after him...

Here is the location of Akhtamar Island, where King Gagik established his royal seat and built the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in the tenth century...

It is here, on the slopes of Mount Varag at Varagavank, where Khrimian Hayrig printed Vaspurakani Ardziv...

And it is here where Aram Manougian led the defense of Armenians in Van against the campaign of Genocide led by the Young Turk regime of the Ottoman Empire...