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Among the new critical approaches in modern historiography, the most successful enterprise is undoubtedly the project of the French “Lieux de mémoire” led by Pierre Nora, published between 1984 and 1992, and followed by other similar European projects. Nowadays, memory seems a less relevant issue. We wonder whether is it still legitimate to stigmatize the historiographies of national identities and consider all national memoirs as agglomerations of invented traditions. The founding myths of the Armenian people make a good issue. influenced the development of Armenian historic thought, and contributed to its spiritual continuity.