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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.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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