John V the Historian


John V the Historian

John V the Historian was Catholicos of Armenia from 897 to 925, and a noted chronicler and historian. He is called Hovannes Draskhanakertsi (John of Drasxanakert, i.e. Gyumri, various spellings), and known for his "History of Armenia". [The title "Patmutiun Hayots" is generic.] [ "... an important source on the Arab period..." [http://www.umd.umich.edu/dept/armenian/papazian/armenians.html] ] It was printed at the end of the seventeenth century. [In [http://armenianstudies.csufresno.edu/faculty/kouymjian/articles/lazar.htm] , under John Catholicos.] There is a recent English translation (1987) by Krikor Maksoudian.

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* [http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=7041 Yovhannes Drasxanakertc'i history of Armenia]


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