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 Inən hariwr Hayoc‘ t‘uakan
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Inən hariwr Hayoc‘ t‘uakan

‘In the year 900 of the Armenian era’Martyrdom of the bishops Yovhannēs and Sargis and the Monk Dawit‘, nuncios of the Holy Ēǰmiacin

Priest Yovhannēs

Date: 1506

Original Language: Armenian


In his work of 37 four line stanzas in octosyllabic verse with monorhyme in –an, the poet narrates a journey to the Ottoman Empire by a group of three nuncios (nuirak) of the supreme Armenian catholicos in Ēǰmiacin in the Persian sphere, to dist…

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Cowe, Peter, “ Inən hariwr Hayoc‘ t‘uakan”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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