Armenian Folk Epic: Davit of Sassoun

DAVIT OF SASSOUN (David of Sassoun) – Nairi Zarian, the renowned 20th century Armenian poet, in 1966 rendered this Armenian folk epic into simple prose for the enjoyment of children and adults alike.

BK_G-007  $24.12 (hardcover) 2012 New Arrival
BRANCH ONE: Sanassar and Baltassar BRANCH TWO: Mher Senior BRANCH THREE: Davit of Sassoun BRANCH FOUR: Mher Junior Epilogue Translation from Armenian by Artashes Emin - 2004. Edited by Svetlana Toumanian. Cover and Design by Samvel Partamian. Hardcover: 215 pages Publisher: Hayrapet (2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 9939838069

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This age old Armenian folk epic Davit of Sassoun (David of Sassoun) has been handed down from generation to generation in the oral tradition, recited by successive bards and minstrels, until being written onto paper by scholars of lore in the 19th century.
Nairi Zarian, the renowned 20th century Armenian poet, in 1966 rendered it into simple prose for the enjoyment of children and adults alike.

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