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Surmeli = Surp Mary?

July 31 2015 at 3:30 PM
VirtualAni 


Response to Re: You mean Karakale?

 

According to a recent Turkish article that is the origin of the name Surmeli. I have doubts - and Turkish interpretations of the meaning of place names has a disreputable history, even if in this case it is (for once) not designed to eliminate a place's Armenian history or identity.

 
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