Agop J. Hacikyan, Gabriel Basmajian, Edward S. Franchuk, and Nourhan Ouzounian preserve the Armenian literary tradition in this collection of songs, epics, folk tales, poetry, and theological and philosophical works. Beginning with the oral tradition and continuing through the golden age of Armenian literature in the fifth century, the editors place the literature in historical and literary context with introductory essays to each section.
Students and scholars of Armenian literature and history, Middle Eastern languages and cultures, and Byzantine and Russian studies will find this anthology indispensable.
|Hardcover Book, 388 pages||English|
|Wayne State University Press (Jan. 31st, 2000)||Unknown|
|9780814328156||6.32 x 9.46 x 1.07 inches|
|General Asian Literary Criticism|