The work is an account of the martyrdom of the Christian Armenian leather worker Awag, originally of Salmast, who had been apprenticed there under a Muslim master around the mid-14th century and subsequently relocated to Bitlis some 30 years later, perhaps to escape Timur-i Leng’s devastating campaigns in the region. It is also sign…
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Cowe, S. Peter,
“ Vkayabanut‘iwn Awagi Salmastec‘woy”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 13 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25582>