Armenian Women in Arms

Armenian women, 1895. (To the right, Eghisapet Sultanian, great grandmother of musician Derek Sherinian.) Dduring the 1895 Hamidian massacres, the Armenians of Zeitun (modern Süleymanlı), fearing the…

This 1895 photo shows Armenian women who took up arms to defend themselves against the Ottomans. (thanks Shayne Laughter for sending this in!)