Armenian 416 - 2 - Armenian 416 - 2 February 2, 2012...

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Armenian 416 - 2 February 2, 2012 Michael Noeske Sayat-Nova He wrote poetry and put it to work at gatherings Important feature of the art was competition Earliest blanks, came from Persia, later they were influenced by the Turkish settlers Greatest of them all, transcends limitations of the art Topos “ashuls”? – received investiture, Problems with the actual location and date of his birth, much of his history is unknown. His art is still extremely popular in Armenia. Classic victim of class conflict – he fell in love with a princess. At the time he was the palace singer, he was selled He spoke all three language of the region, Armenian, Turkish, and Georgian. He was a symbol of brotherhood between the three nationalities Put to death for refusing to convert to islam in 795 When he was expelled from the Georgian court he was sent to a monastery so he died a celibate priest, Uneducated, trained by other ashuls He began writing in Turkish originally, then Georgian, and only in his later 30s he began
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