Hovhannes Tumanyan





Hovhannes Tumanyan

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born
in Lori, Armenia
February 19, 1869

died
March 23, 1923

gender
male

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About this author

Hovhannes Tumanyan (Armenian: Հովհաննես Թումանյան) is considered to be one of the greatest Armenian poets and writers. His work was mostly written in tragic form, often centering on the harsh lives of villagers in the Lori region.

Tumanyan's inspiration for his writing came considerably from his parents. He was born in the village of Dsegh in the Province of Lori, Armenia. With his father was an offspring of an Armenian princely family of Tumanian (branch of the Mamikonians) and the village's priest and his mother an avid storyteller with a particular interest in fables, Tumanyan had incorporated many of the themes from his mother's stories and his father's preachings into his writings.

Tumanyan is usually regarded in Armenian circles as "All...more


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Թմբկաբերդի առումը
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 73 ratings
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Hovhannes Tumanyan's Fairy ...
4.62 of 5 stars 4.62 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 1930 — 7 editions
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Սասունցի Դավիթ
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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Գիքոր
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 58 ratings
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Ախթամար
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1891
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Անբան Հուռին
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2002
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Անխելք մարդը; Սուտլիկ ոսկանը
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2000
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Ոսկու Կարաս
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2001
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Քառյակներ
4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 17 ratings
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