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 Vkayabanut‘iwn srboyn Putaxay
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Vkayabanut‘iwn srboyn Putaxay

‘Martyrology of St Putax’

Mkrtič‘ Abełay

Date: 1524

Original Language: Armenian


The text of this account is found in a single manuscript dated 1704, on folios 444r-446r. The critical edition is nine pages long.

The work begins with a description of the home life of an Armenian farrier named Putax, whose family had moved to Amid from Maragha in the late 1490s. His father was an Armenian sectarian, but h…

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Cowe, Peter, “ Vkayabanut‘iwn srboyn Putaxay”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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