Strong Tower

What kind of a name is “Toumayants” anyway?

Just in case you are wondering, it is an Armenian name. We have included some facts about Armenia below. Enjoy!

Question: Which Nation First Adopted Christianity?

Answer: Armenia is considered the first nation to have adopted Christianity as the state religion in the traditional date of A.D. 301. Armenians claim that Tiridates III (A.D. 238-314) was the first ruler to officially Christianize his people, his conversion predating the conventional date of Constantine the Great’s personal acceptance of Christianity on behalf of the Eastern Roman Empire (the Byzantine Empire).


But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided. The fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the rain from the heavens was restrained, and the waters receded from the earth continually. At the end of 150 days the waters had abated, and in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. And the waters continued to abate until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains were seen…

Question: Where is Mt. Ararat?

Answer:  Mount Ararat lies in the far east of Turkey close to the border of Armenia.