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The Armenian Christian tradition in Iran

Karekin I Catholicos of Armenia

The Armenian Christian tradition in Iran

by Karekin I Catholicos of Armenia

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Published by All Saviour"s Armenian Cathedral in New-Julfa, Isfahan, Iran .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armenian Church,
  • Armenians

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArchbishop Karekin Sarkissian
    ContributionsRouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX124.I7 K35 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24864122M
    LC Control Number2011657046

    Christianity, which originated in the Middle East in the 1st century AD, is a significant minority religion within the region. Christianity in the Middle East is characterized by the diversity of its beliefs and traditions, compared to Christianity in other parts of the Old ians now make up approximately 5% of the total Middle Eastern population, down from 20% in the early . Later printed Armenian Bibles are also examined in detail, revealing fascinating examples of religious differences between the Armenian and the Catholic Christian traditions. This survey of Armenian Bible history is an important reference for biblical scholars and anyone with an interest in the history of Christianity.

    Minorities of Isfahan: the Armenian community of Isfahan, / Vartan Gregorian ; Armenians in nineteenth-century Iran / George A. Bournoutian ; Armenian-Iranians and the birth of Iranian socialism, / Cosroe Chaqueri ; The Armenian-Iranian intelligentsia and non-Armenian-Iranian elites in modern times: reciprocal outlooks /. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    Caucasian peoples, various ethnic groups living in the Caucasus, a geographically complex area of mountain ranges, plateaus, foothills, plains, rivers, and lakes, with grasslands, forests, marshes, and dry complex of regions harbours more than 50 separate peoples, ranging from language communities with only a few hundred speakers to large national groups . Coordinates. Iran (Persian: ایران ‎ Irān [ʔiːˈɾɒːn] ()), also called Persia, and officially the Islamic Republic of Iran (Persian: جمهوری اسلامی ایران ‎ Jomhuri-ye Eslāmi-ye Irān [dʒomhuːˌɾije eslɒːˌmije ʔiːˈɾɒn]), is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the.


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