The Heritage of Armenian Literature: From the Oral Tradition to the Golden Age

The Heritage of Armenian Literature: From the Oral Tradition to the Golden Age

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by Agop J. Hacikyan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814328156

ISBN-13: 9780814328156

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

A comprehensive anthology of Armenian literature from its origins to the end of the Golden Age, in English translation.  See more details below

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A comprehensive anthology of Armenian literature from its origins to the end of the Golden Age, in English translation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814328156
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.46(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Preface9
Acknowledgments11
Transcription of the Armenian Alphabet13
Introduction17
1The Oral Tradition23
2Epic Tales27
Hayk and Bel28
The Legend of Aram33
Ara the Fair and Shamiram35
Shamiram's Death39
3Armenian Epics: Second Cycle43
Tigran and Azhdahak43
The Dying Words of King Artashes55
Reign of Artavazd, the explusion of his brothers and sisters, and his death with its allegory56
4Lyric Poetry59
The Wedding of Satenik60
The Birth of Vahagn, King of Armenia61
5Armenian Mythology63
Khaldi65
Hayk65
Ara66
Vahagn66
Aramazd67
Anahit67
Nane68
Mihr68
Astghik69
Tir69
The Main Features of Armenian Mythology70
About the Armenian Calendar72
6The Conversion to Christianity75
7The Armenian Alphabet83
8The Golden Age93
The Translation of the Bible96
The Translators98
The Hellenophile School100
Later Translators102
Original Literature104
9Sahak Partev107
Today, Coming to Bethany108
The King Has Come to Earth109
10Mesrop Mashtots111
The Seas of My Behavior113
I Flounder113
My Sins Are Too Multitudinous114
Help Us in Need114
Lord of Peace114
11Agathangelos117
History of the Armenians122
12Koriun149
The Story of the Life and Death of the Blessed Man, St. Mashtots Vardapet, Our Translator by His Pupil, Koriun Vardapet152
13Pavstos Buzand183
The Epic Histories188
The Bewitchment of King Arshak208
14Ghazar Parpetsi213
Letter of Ghazar Parpetsi217
15Yeghishe239
History of Vardan and the Armenian War243
16Yeznik Koghbatsi267
Refutation of the Sects271
17Davit Anhaght (David the Invincible)287
Definitions and Divisions of Philosophy290
18Movses Khorenatsi305
The History of Movses Khorenatsi311
19St. Shushanik341
The Martyrdom of Shushanik343
20The Golden Age: Minor Writers359
21Catholicos Giut363
The Letter from Bishop Giut to St. Vache, Full of God's Heavenly Grace364
22Hovhan Mandakuni371
Holy Translators' Canon372
Appendixes373
Bibliography381

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