Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Eremia Č‘ēlēpi K‘ēōmiwrčean

Date: 1648-62

Original Language: Armenian


The 17th century marks the inception of diary writing among Armenians, of which Eremia’s work constitutes one of the first examples. He began it at the relatively young age of 11 and the account covers the years 1648-62, recording events, both large and small, in most of which the author was involved at some level. Composed in simple Classical Arm…

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Cowe, Peter, “ Ōragrut‘iwn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>

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