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‘The travel accounts of Simēon of Poland’

Simeon of Poland, Simēon of Zamość, Simēon dpir

Date: Probably between 1584 and 1636

Original Language: Armenian


The manuscript of Simēon’s work, which covers 396 pages, is housed in the library of Warsaw University. It was discovered in Lvov University library. The original manuscript has no title: the Armenian word Ughegrut iwn means ‘travel accounts’, a title (in its plural form) given to the work because it recounts Simēon’s…

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Bournoutian, George, “ Ughegrut‘iwn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 August 2020 <>

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