Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Vkayabanut‘iwn Step‘annosi vardapeti ew Petrosi kahanayi Xizanc‘woy
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'Martyrology of Step‘annos the vardapet and Petros the priest of Xizan'

Aṙak‘el Bałišec‘i

Date: 6 August, 1424

Original Language: Armenian


The narrative highlights the collective dimension of religious identity within the community of faith and the impact that change in individual affiliation carries within that setting. Its protagonists are two Armenian clerics, the married priest Petros, himself son of a priest,…

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Cowe, S. Peter, “ Vkayabanut‘iwn Step‘annosi vardapeti ew Petrosi kahanayi Xizanc‘woy”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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