The Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa is the first work of Armenian ‘diaspora’ history, in that it was written a lifetime after the fall of the Armenian kingdom in the mid-11th century, by an Armenian living in the Syrian city of Edessa. It is arranged annalistically, and it uses a form of language that is not strictly classical, features that are reminiscent of Byz…
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L. Andrews, Tara,
“ Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 16 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_22480>