Ani Shahinian

College:

St. Cross College

 

Course:

D.Phil. Candidate in Oriental Studies - Late Medieval Armenian History and Theology 

 

Contact:

ani.shahinian@stx.ox.ac.uk

 

Research Interests:

Martyrdom; Church History; Late Medieval History; Theological Anthropology; Christology; Hagiography; Christian-Muslim Relations.

 

Recent Publications and/or Conferences:

"Philosophy and Martyrdom: Contextualizing «Անձնիշխանութիւն» in the Martyrology of Tamar Mokac‘i (1398)" in Banber Matenadarani: Erevan. (2020) (forthcoming)
 

"The Martyrdom of Awag Salmastec‘i (1390): An inquiry into business relations between Christians-Muslims in Salmast, Persia and Bałeš, Lake Van Region in Late Medieval Armenia." UCLA. (forthcoming)

 

“Tracing Models of Martyrdom: The Effect of the Martyrdom Narratives in the Bible on the Composition of Martyrologies in Medieval and Early Modern Armenia” in Ոսկանեան Աստուածաշնչի հրատարակութեան 350-ամեակը (1666-2018), Ս. Էջմիածին. (2018).
 

A Critical Account of the Martyrdom of Catholicos Zak‘aria II (incumbency 1369 – 1393) in the context of the Political and Ecclesiastical History of the Catholicosate of Ałt‘amar in the Lake Van Region
 

The Martyred Theologian Grigor Cerenc‘ Xlatec‘i (14th-15th Century) and His Works

 

“Memory and Identity through the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide: A Christian Perspective on the Events of 1915-1923” Conference paper presented at the American University in Armenia (AUA). 

Ani Shahinian