Patriotism And Armenian Statehood In The Norms Of Armenian Law


  • Aghvan HOVSEPYAN



patriotism, Armenian law sources, formation of Armenian statehood, Vorokait Parats, Shahamir Shahamirian, Artsakh, khamsa


The purpose of the article is to study and present the sources of Armenian law that contain provisions on patriotism and Armenian statehood.

To achieve this goal, our task is to investigate the legal and patriotic labor standards of Hakob and Shahamir Shahamirian’s Girk Anvanial Vorokait Parats (Snare of Glory). It is no secret that the work "Vorokait Parats" is one of the most important documents of Armenian law, which for the first time in the reality of Armenia presents a holistic and orderly system of norms of various branches of law.

As a result of the research were applied both scientific (analysis, the principle of historicity) and special (comparative legal) methods.

The study of the above mentioned legal and patriotic norms gives us the opportunity to conclude that they play a key role in the development of our national, legal, political thought and are a kind of value radiating patriotism.


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Author Biography


Aghvan HOVSEPYAN (Dr) Doctor of Law, State Counsellor of Justice, RA Honoured Lawyer. Former Prosecutor General (Yerevan, Armenia), former Head of the Investigative Committee (Yerevan, Armenia). Full member of Academy of Documentaries, Security and Natural Sciences and international academies, member of RF Academy of Security, Defence and Legal Order Issues and  RA Academy of the Problems of Humanism. Author of numerous scientific works, articles and monographs. His thesis for defending the scientific degree of Candidate of Legal Sciences (1999) was devoted to the issues of Prosecutorial Supervision, the Doctoral Degree (2005) he received for thesis on Prosecutor’s Activity and the Issues of Combating Against Hooliganism.  He was honoured by several state, governmental, international, departmental awards. 


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How to Cite

HOVSEPYAN, A. (2020). Patriotism And Armenian Statehood In The Norms Of Armenian Law. WISDOM, 14(1), 148–158.