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Aṛakʻel, Siwnetsʻi, 1350-1422
Adamgirkʻ : the Adam book of Aṙakʻel of Siwnikʻ / translated with an introduction by Michael E. Stone
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Armenian Research Center  PK8547.A57 A7313    CALL 593-5181
Subject(s) Fall of man -- Poetry
Subject Adam (Biblical figure) -- Poetry
Physical Description x, 335 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-314) and indexes
Contents The life of Aṙakʻel Siwnecʻi -- His times -- Attitudes to Aṙakʻel as a poet -- The Adamgirkʻ -- Arakʻel's writings -- Tchobanian's translation -- Adamgirkʻ 3 -- Adamgirkʻ 1 -- Adamgirkʻ 2 -- Concerning the first ones
Summary This is a translation of the Armenian epic poem on Adam and Eve, 'Adamgirk', composed by Arak'el of Siwnik' in the early 15th century. In parts the epic is in dialogue form between Adam, Eve, and God. It includes an introduction, which sets the work and its author in historical, religious, and literary context
Language In English; translated from Armenian
Series Armenian Research Center collection
Alternate Author Stone, Michael E., 1938-

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