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Hovhannes Hovhannessian

HOVHANNES HOVHANNESIAN

1864-1929

Hovhannes Hovhanessian contributed to the Modern Armenian (Ashkharabar) literature movement. He continued the legacy of Abovian, Raffi and Nalbandian to create a language to help the masses to become literate as a means to enlighten them and bring the population out of the feudal system that was entrenched in Armenia in the early 19th century. He was born in Etchmiadzin and arose as part of the intellectual circles in the Russian Empire. He is best known as a linguist, translator and poet...

Biography

Poetry

Hovhannesian's poems ( translated by Alice Stone Blackwell )

1. New Spring
2. The poet
3. Song

See also:

This page in Armenian
Poems of Hovhannes Hovhannesian in Armenian
Armenian Poems by Alice Stone Blackwell

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