PATRIOTISM AND PIETY IN ARMENIAN CHRISTIANITY: THE EARLY PANEGYRICS ON SAINT GREGORY (AVANT SERIES VOLUME 2)
AVANT is the title of a new series of publications introducing the treasures of the Armenian Christian Tradition. This first volume (numbered two in the series) recounts the blend of patriotism and piety that was born in the very cradle of Armenian Christianity. Armenian letters a literary motif that began in the fifth century and nurtured the mingling of culture and religion, reached its highest point in the medieval panegyrics on (i.e. tribute to) St Gregory the Illuminatorâ€”fourth-century apostle, national saint, and patron of Armenia. Anyone interested in the complex and intriguing marriage between faith and culture will enjoy this excellently written volume.
ISBN: 9780881412932 Binding: Hardback 223 pages
Publisher: ST. VLADIMIR`S
Price: € 35.00 £ 25.29 $ 39.12