Theo Van Lint
Faculty / College Address
Oriental Institute / Pembroke College
theo.vanlint @ orinst.ox.ac.uk
- Armenian poetry
- Medieval Armenian literature
- The reception of the throne vision of Ezekiel in Armenian literature and art
- Armenian literary and intellectual life in Iran, India, the Ottoman Empire and Russia in the 17th-19th centuries
- Modern Armenian literature and its international context from the 19th century onward
- Grigor Narekac’i (950-1003): The poet and his spirituality
- The Letters of Grigor Magistros Pahlavuni (985-1058): Critical edition with translation and commentary
- Vardan Anec’i’s Poem on the Divine Chariot (10th-11th c.): Translation and commentary
- Grigor Tghay, poet and Catholicos (1133-1193)
- Esayi Nchec’i’s Commentary on the Book of Ezekiel (1303): Critical edition, translation and study.
- Kostandin Erznkac’i (13th-14th c.) and his environment
- Armenian literature in Constantinople between 1850 and 1920
(Not all courses indicated are currently taught, others are available upon consultation)
- Classical Armenian
- Middle Armenian
- Modern Eastern Armenian
- Modern Western Armenian
- History of Armenian Literature
- Armenian Poetry
- M.St. Set texts
- Step’annos Orbelian’s History of the Province of Siwnik’
- Convenor: Armenian Studies Seminar (see also under Other Information)
- “Europe beyond Europe. The Case of Armenia and the Armenians”, in Paul Augustin Deproost & Bernard Coulie (eds), Les Frontières pour ouvrir l’Europe, Paris: Harmattan 2004, 153-178.
- "Franz Werfels Die Vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh in Jaan Kross' Der Mesmerkreis", Estonia, 19. Jhg., 2004, 52-59.
- “The Future of Armenian Studies: 4”, in Marc A. Mamigonian (ed.), Rethinking Armenian Studies, a Special Issue of the Journal of Armenian Studies, Volume VII, No. 2 (2003), 208-214.
- “The Poem of Lamentation over the Capture of Jerusalem written in 1189 by Grigor Tgha, Catholicos of All Armenians”, in The Armenians in Jerusalem and the Holy Land. (Proceedings of the Conference at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, May 24-26 1999), Hebrew University Armenian Studies 3, Leuven: Peeters, 2002, 121-143.
- “Khachatur Abovian in Tartu: Nineteenth Century Armenian Emancipation in Estonia”, in C.Th. Hasselblatt & R. Blokland (eds), Finno-Ugrians and Indo-Europeans: Linguistic and Literary Contacts, Proceedings of the International Symposium, Groningen University, Nov 22-24 2001, Maastricht 2002, 251-264.
Armenian Studies Seminar
During term in weeks 1, 3, 5 (this Hilary Term 6th week) and 7
Thursdays at 5:00 pm
The Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Lecture Room 2
Hilary Term 2005
Prof. Edmund Herzig (University of Manchester)
The Settlement of Armenians in Safavid Iran
Dr Timothy Greenwood (University of Oxford)
Armenian Traditions in Ninth Century Byzantium
NB: 24 February (6th week!)
Dr Susan Pattie (University College London)
Memoirs and Mementos: Narratives of Identity Among Armenians
Mr Tim Kennedy (University of Reading)
Looking Back From Ararat: Soviet Armenian Cinema and the Search for Identity
Association Internationale des Études Arméniennes http://aiea.fltr.ucl.ac.be