Armens (Armenian: Արմեններ, Առամեններ), were Armenian tribes, the people are usually referred to as Arman, Armenic. They correspond with the Hayasa-Azzi Tribes. The Armans united with the tribes of Hayasi. Recent linguistic studies present strong evidence that the Indo-European language group originates in Anatolia.  According to most accounts, the Armens were generally tall, blond-haired, and blue-eyed in appearance, in contrast to their Urartian cousins who tended to be slighter with black hair and black eyes. 
At the end of the second millennium BC, another Indo-European ethnic group, closely related to Thracians and Phrygians and referred to by the Greeks as Armens, migrated to the Armenian Highland from Northern Balkans. 
One theory suggests that the Armens were of Thracian origin, and related to the Phrygians . The Armens were camped near the head waters of the Halys, to the west of the Euphrates.  The Armens seemed to have mixed blood with another Asiatic element whose patronymic Hai, became in time their national designation. The country where the Armens settled were a mountainous region, traversed by deep valleys and smiling plains.
- ↑ A History of Armenia by Vahan M. Kurkjian
- ↑ Elisabeth Bauer. Armenia: Past and Present, p. 49. ISBN B0006EXQ9C
- ↑ Ancient Armenia (3500 BC - 520 BC)
- ↑ Armenia and the Armenians from the Earliest Times Until the Great War (1914) By Kevork Aslan, Pierre Crabitès - Page 15
- ↑ An inscription of Menousas reveals the existence of a people known as the Urmani or Armeni, living to the west of Ourartou.
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