Oxford University Armenian Chairholder Dies

YEREVAN (Azg)–Professor Charles Dawset–chairholder of the Gulbenkian Armenian Studies Chair at Oxford University–passed away at the age of 74.

Dawset was a member of the British Academy and Royal Asia Society. He published books and articles on Armenian man’scripts–the Armenian language–and Armenian medieval art. His last published work was "Sayat Nova–Troubadour of the XIX Century," an analysis of Sayat Nova’s works in the Armenian–Georgian–and Turkish languages.


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