Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Vkayabanut‘iwn Amēnawagi Derǰanc‘woy
(731 words)

'Martyrology of Amēnawag Derǰanc‘i'

Yovhannēs vardapet

Date: 1335

Original Language: Armenian


The account focuses on an altercation that arose between Amēnawag, a simple Armenian peasant from the village of Kaṙnberdak in the district of Derǰan near Erzurum, and a local Muslim to whom he owed some money, when the latter pressed the former to discharge his debt and impounded his pack animal as a guarantee o…

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Cowe, S. Peter, “ Vkayabanut‘iwn Amēnawagi Derǰanc‘woy”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 03 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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