Lebanese People of European Descent: Lebanese Armenians, Lebanese People of Armenian Descent, Armenians in Lebanon, Aram I, Sarkis Soghanalian, Khatch

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University-Press Org, 2013 - 34 pages
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Lebanese Armenians, Lebanese people of Armenian descent, Armenians in Lebanon, Aram I, Sarkis Soghanalian, Khatchig Mouradian, Emile Lahoud, Jirair Sefilian, Nayla Tueni, Tigran Mansurian, Gebran Tueni, Zaven Kouyoumdjian, Maral Boyadjian, Sarkis Zeitlian, Sona Ghazarian, Tracy Chamoun, Avo Uvezian, Arsinee Khanjian, Nadia Tueni, Levon Shant, Antranig Dzarugian, Chris Karagulleyan, Alek Keshishian, List of Lebanese Armenians, Nourhanne, Wartan Ghazarian, Shaunt Basmajian, Warda Al-Jazairia, Paul Garmirian, Khatchig Babikian, Hagop Barsoumian, Maria Nalbandian, Hagop Pakradounian, Adiss Harmandian, Rita Kassabian, Setrak Sarkissian, Hagob Donabedian, Mardek Chabarian, Marwan Hamadeh, Karim Pakradouni, Gretta Taslakian, Setrak Setrakian, James Karnusian, Guy Manoukian, Hagop Kassarjian, Viken Babikian, Simon Simonian, Pierre Chammassian, George Aghajanian, Alain Mikli, Berge Setrakian, Joseph Nalbandian, Mariam Nour, Paula Yacoubian, Levon Altonian, Serge Torsarkissian, Rayan, Rafi Haladjian, Krikor Agopian, Garo Gaboudagian. Excerpt: The Armenians in Lebanon (Armenian: , Arabic: ) are Lebanese citizens of Armenian descent. There has been an Armenian presence in Lebanon for centuries. While there has not been a census for a few decades, because the balance between Christians and Muslims is considered to be a volatile subject, it is estimated that there are approximately 150,000 Armenians in Lebanon, or around 4% of the population. Prior to the Lebanese Civil War, the number was higher, but the community lost a portion of its population to emigration. Armenians first established contact with Lebanon when Tigranes the Great conquered Phoenicia from the Seleucids and made it part of his short lived Armenian Empire. When the Roman Empire established its rule over both Armenia and ancient Lebanon, some Roman troops of...

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