Nahapet Kuchak

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Nahapet Kuchak (Armenian: Նահապետ Քուչակ) (died 1592) was an Armenian medieval poet, one of the first ashughs.[1] He is best known for his hairens (հայրեն), "couplets with a single coherent theme."[2] Kuchak was probably born in the village of Kharakonis, near the city of Van.[3] He lived his entire life near the Lake Van area.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Նահապետ Քոչւակ". ArmenianHouse.org. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Roland Greene, Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul F. Rouzer (2012). The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics: Fourth Edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press. p. 84. ISBN 9780691154916. 
  3. ^ "Nahapet Kuchak". Writers.am. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Holding, Nicholas. Bradt Armenia: With Nagorno Karabagh (3rd ed. ed.). Chalfont St. Peter, Bucks: Bradt Travel Guides. p. 44. ISBN 9781841623450.