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(pen name; real name unknown). Born 1234; died 1315. Armenian poet; representative of humanist anticlerical poetry.

Frik was the first Armenian poet to write in colloquial medieval Armenian. Some 45 of his poems have survived; they express the thoughts and aspirations of the people and their hatred of feudal oppression and the Mongol yoke. Such poems as “Complaints” protest against social inequality.


In Antologiia armianskoi poezii: S drevneishikh vremen do nashikh dnei. Moscow. 1940.
Armianskaia poeziia v perevodakh V. Ia. Briusova. Yerevan, 1956.
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C'est du frik de Bordj Bou Arreridj[beaucoup plus grand que], lui affirme le marchand.
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Until March 7 The Match: Helen Frik and Hans Hovy - Small Faces, works on paper and sculpture (Upper room)
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