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Statue of David of Sassoun, Yerevan, Armenia Photo by Suren Manvelyan The monument of Sasuntsi Davit [David of Sasun] represents the hero of the Armenian national epic -- The Daredevils of Sasun. The impressive statue was sculptured by the outstanding sculptor Ervand Kočar in 1959. The master had made the original statue out of clay in the 1940s, and later based on that model made the copper version that we see today in front of the Central Train Station of Yerevan.
Mother Armenia (Mayr Hayastan) Mother Armenia іs the female personification оf Armenia. Her mоst visual rendering іs а monumental statue іn Victory Park overlooking the capital city оf Yerevan, Armenia. The Mother Armenia statue symbolises peace through strength. It can remind viewers of some of the prominent female figures in Armenian history. It also recalls the important status and value attributed to the older female members of an Armenian family.
David of Sassoon by Varaz Samuelian (1917-1995) is located on the Tulare side of Courthouse Park The two-and-a-half ton copper statue representing justice and freedom depicts Armenian folk hero, David, astride his rearing horse, Jalai. Symbols of Armenian cultural history are carved in the base. Legend says that David of Sassoon drove invaders away from Armenia around the 7th century.