Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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T‘ovma Artsruni
(830 words)

Thomas Arcruni

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown; after 904 and probably before 908

Place of Death: Unknown


T‘ovma is an elusive figure, unattested outside his History and a reluctant presence within it. Only once does he refer to himself by name. As this point in the text coincides with the conclusion of one of his principal sources, the History of Movsēs Khorenats‘i, which also contains a short a…

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Greenwood, Tim, “T‘ovma Artsruni”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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