By Christopher J. Walker
This contemporary background of Armenia strains the affects selling Armenian nationalism, and locations the old, cultural and social concerns firmly within the modern context. It assesses the impression of fixing political attitudes, and offers short bibliographies of one hundred twenty major Armenian figures.
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Although the direct influence of the missionaries was small, they were seen as rivals by the Armenian clergy and hence were instrumental in stimulating new ways of thought. The movement developed in the eighteenth century, with the founda[Page 50] tion in 1701 of a Benedictine order by Mëkhitar (or Mkhitar) of Sebaste, or Sivas (1676– 1749), in Constantinople. This order moved two years later to the Morea; and in 1715 it moved again, at the invitation of the Venetian Republic, to the island of San Lazzaro, Venice, where it remains to this day.
Armenia: The Survival of a Nation 2nd ed. (Garland Studies in Historical Demography) by Christopher J. Walker