Armenian mythology, Aramazd was the father of all gods and goddesses, the creator of heaven and earth. Aramazd was the source of earth’s fertility, making it fruitful and bountiful. The celebration in his honor was called Am'nor, or New Year, which was celebrated on March 21 in the old Armenian calendar (also the Spring equinox). Aramazd was a syncretic god, a combination of the autochthonous Armenian legendary figure Ara and the Iranic Ahura Mazda.
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* [http://www.tacentral.com/mythology.asp Armenian Mythology from the Tour Armenia site]
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