Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Martyrology of Yovhannēs Bishop of Tarōn
(120 words)

Unknown author

Date of Birth: Approximately 1420s

Place of Birth: Presumably the village of Poṙ near Bitlis

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown


No details regarding the author are preserved beyond his composition of this martyrology in Bitlis in 1463.

Primary Sources of Information

The only source directly associated with the author is the martyrology itself.

Secondary Sources of Information

H. Ačaṙyan, Hayoc‘ anjnanunner…

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Cowe, S. Peter, “Martyrology of Yovhannēs Bishop of Tarōn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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