Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Vkayabanut‘iwn Mirak‘ay Tawrizec‘woy
(1,209 words)

'Martyrology of Mirak‘ Tawrizec‘i'

Martyrology of Mirak‘ Tawrizec‘i

Date: About 1486

Original Language: Armenian


The text presents the figure of Mirak‘ T‘awrižec‘i, an upstanding Christian Armenian magnate of Tabriz and generous benefactor, who frequently functioned as an intercessor for his co-religionists, first at the Qara Quyunlu and then Aq Quyunlu court, of which various examples are given.

During the reign of the Aq Quyunlu ruler Y‘aqub (1479/…

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Cowe, S. Peter, “ Vkayabanut‘iwn Mirak‘ay Tawrizec‘woy”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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