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 Stampōloy patmut‘iwn
(544 words)

‘History of Constantinople’

Eremia Č‘ēlēpi K‘ēōmiwrčean

Date: 1684

Original Language: Armenian


This verse composition was started in 1661, put aside for 20 years, and finally completed in 1684. Divided into eight long chapters, its 2,084 lines are composed in a simple register of Classical Armenian replete with Turkish, Arabic and Persian loanwords, its topographical description enlivened by a mixture of popular tales and le…

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Cowe, Peter, “ Stampōloy patmut‘iwn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 January 2020 <>

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