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Cleansing the Christian Vineyard

Dominican Missions to the Armenian Catholic Diocese of Naxiǰewan in the 1610s-1630s

Paolo Lucca    Università Caʼ Foscari Venezia, Italia    

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The article deals with the history of western missions to the Armenian archdiocese of Naxiǰewan in the first decades of the seventeenth century. In the 1610s-1630s, the archdiocese of Naxiǰewan was the destination of a series of Dominican missions. The article focuses on the relations between the missionaries and the local Armenian Catholic hierarchy and on how Propaganda Fide dealt with the contentious doctrinal and authority issues at stake.

Pubblicato
12 Luglio 2021
Accettato
18 Febbraio 2021
Presentato
04 Febbraio 2021
Lingua
EN
ISBN (PRINT)
978-88-6969-498-1
ISBN (EBOOK)
978-88-6969-497-4

Keywords: Propaganda FideEarly modern missionsNaxiǰewanŌgostinos Baǰenc‘ArmeniaDominican OrderPaolo Maria CittadiniPaolo Piromalli

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