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 Vkayabanut‘iwn T‘amaray Mokac‘woy
(737 words)

'Martyrology of T‘amar Mokac‘i'

Martyrology of T‘amar Mokac‘i

Date: 1397

Original Language: Armenian


The work tells the tale of the attractive Christian Armenian woman, T‘amar, also known as Gohar, of the region of Mok‘s to the south-west of Lake Van. Her beauty rendered her the object of the unwanted affections of a local Kurd, who planned to kill her husband T‘uma and make her his own. On learning of his …

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Cowe, S. Peter, “ Vkayabanut‘iwn T‘amaray Mokac‘woy”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 01 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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