AGATHANGELOS Agatangelos 6th c.. Pseudonym of the author of a chronicle Patmowtiwn Hayoc of the conversion of the Armenians by St. Gregory the Illuminator. The author claims to be the secretary of King Tiridates ca.

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320 and an eye-witness of the events. The text is later, however ca.490? as its anachronisms and contradictions show.

A rather old 6th c.? Greek translation was made from the original Armenian, on which depend various reworkings and shorter versions in Greek and the Eastern languages. Patrologia V, 601-602; G.Ter-Mkrt¨ean – St.

Kanayeanc, Agatangelos, Tiplis 1909 crit.ed. ; A.Meillet, Remarques sur le texte de l'historien armnien Agathange: JA 16 1910 457-481; G.

Garitte, Documents pour l'tude du livre d'Agathange = ST 127, Vatican City 1946; P.Peeters, S.Grgoire l'Illuminateur dans le calendrier lapidaire de Naples: AB 60 1942 91-130; R.W.

Thomson, The Teaching of Saint Gregory: An Early Armenian Catechism Harvard Armenian Texts and Studies 3, Cambridge, MA 1970; G.Lafontaine, La version grecque ancienne du livre armnien d'Agathange. ?dition critique Publications de l'Institut Orientaliste de Louvain 7, Louvain 1973; R.

Thomson, AGATHANGELOS: History of the Armenians. Translation and Commentary, New York 1976; Id. The Teaching of Saint Gregory: Revised Edition. Translation, Commentary and Introduction AVANT: Treasures of the Armenian Christian Tradition 1, New Rochelle 2001; G.

Winkler, Our Present Knowledge of the History of Agat'angelos and Its Oriental Versions: REArm 14 1980 125-141; N.G. Garso¯an, The Iranian Substratum of the Agat'angelos Cycle: N.G. Garso¯an et al.

Eds. East of Byzantium: Syria and Armenia in the Formative Period, Washington 1982, 151-174; A.Hultg¥rd, Change and Continuity in the Religion of Ancient Armenia with Particular Reference to the Vision of St. Gregory AGATHANGELOS §731-755, in T.J.

Samuelian ed. Classical Armenian Culture: Influences and Creativity Armenian Texts and Studies 4, Chico, CA 1982, 8-26; M.-L. Chaumont, Sur l'origine de saint Grgoire d'Armnie: Muson 102 1989 115- 130; M.van Esbroeck, Saint Grgoire d'Armnie et sa didascalie: Muson 102 1989 131-145.
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