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 Tał i veray srbuhwoy kusin or anun nora koč‘i Xanum
(1,247 words)

‘Tał poem on the Holy Virgin whose name is called Xanum’‘Martyrology of Xanum’

Verse martyrologies of Xanum Vkayuhi

Date: 1755

Original Language: Armenian


The poem consists of nine verses embodying a structure quite popular in 17th-18th century Armenian verse. Each stanza is composed of a set of four octosyllabic lines in monorhyme with caesura after the fourth, followed by a recurring refrain comprising a first line in eight syllables, a second in…

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Cowe, S. Peter, “ Tał i veray srbuhwoy kusin or anun nora koč‘i Xanum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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