Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Vkayabanut‘iwn Yovhannēs episkopos Tarōnoy
(659 words)

'Martyrology of Yovhannēs Bishop of Tarōn'

Martyrology of Yovhannēs Bishop of Tarōn

Date: About 1463

Original Language: Armenian


The text sets the scene by sketching the protagonist’s background. Originating in the village of Hołablur in the region of Tarōn/Muš, the youth Yovhannēs had studied from an early age at the famous monastery of St John the Precursor, the first seat of the chief Armenian hierarch in the 4th century, finally being elevated to the posit…

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Cowe, S. Peter, “ Vkayabanut‘iwn Yovhannēs episkopos Tarōnoy”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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