Armenian First Names: By Nicholas Awde & Emanuela Losi

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Hippocrene Books, 2001 - Social Science - 128 pages
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With names such as Astrik 'little star' and 'Kaspar 'one of the three wise men', this beautiful gift edition of over 400 Armenian girls' and boys' first names is more then a guide for parents-to-be. It intertwines the modernity and tradition of Armenian culture. Each name has been traced back to its meaning and origin, uncovering historical significance, religious allusion, or nature reference. Features over 400 entries.

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
14
Section 3
21
Section 4
63
Section 5
81
Section 6
84
Section 7
90
Section 8
107
Section 9
125
Copyright

About the author (2001)

Nicholas Awde is a writer and regional consultant based in the Caucasus and Central Asia. Peter Maghashyan is a freelance journalist, analyst, and consultant on regional, political, and economic issues. He is based in Yerevan, Armenia.

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