Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Aṙak‘el Bałišec‘i
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Aṙak‘el Bałišec‘i developed many of his skills as a poet, cleric, pedagogue, and musician under the tutelage of one of the most famous Armenian scholars of his time, Grigor Xlat‘ec‘i, celebrating his martyrdom in a verse lament of 1425, and expatiating more broadly on his life and exploits in a vita the following year (Patmutiwn k‘aj ew tiezeraloys vardapetin Grigori Xlat‘ac‘woy). However, his first literary work was the martyro…

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Cowe, S. Peter, “Aṙak‘el Bałišec‘i”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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