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Mari Mamyan

Fellow 01/2019 - 01/2021

Mari Mamyan

Raum: SGLG 319

Tel.: +49 941 943-5973

E-Mail: marimamyan87@gmail.com


Work experience

  • 2013-2019 Researcher at the Institute of Ancient Manuscripts Mashtots' Matenadaran, Yerevan/Armenia

Education and Training

  • 06/2018 Defense of PhD thesis "The Armenian Gospel of the Infancy (Historical-Explorative Analyses)"
  • 2011-2015 PhD student, Yerevan State University, Faculty of Theology, Yerevan/Armenia
  • 2009-2011 Master's degree, Yerevan State University, Faculty of Theology, Yerevan/Armenia
  • 2005-2009 Bachelor's degree, Yerevan State University, Faculty of Theology, Yerevan/Armenia



  • “Protevangelium of James”, in: Armenian Theologian, Yerevan, 2013, pp. 21-37.
  • “The Armenian Gospel of the Infancy”, in: Banber Matenadarani, Yerevan, 2015, vol. 22, pp. 334-350.
  • “Adoration of the Magi”, in: Journal of Students' Scientific Society (SSS), Yerevan, 2015, pp. 12-19.
  • “The Acts of Pilate” or the “Gospel of Nicodemus” in Medieval Armenia, in: Historical-Philological Journal of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Yerevan, 2016, pp. 39-57.
  • Co-translator of the “Ark’aun: the Mongolian Name of Christians Relating to the Issue of the Armenian Calcedonian” by Marr N, (from Russian into Armenian), Yerevan, 2016.
  • The Armenian forbidden apocryphon: the “Gospel of the Infancy”, in: Etchmiadzin, 2017, pp. 46-60.
  • The Armenian Translation of the "Gospel of the Infancy" and the "Protoevangelium of James”: Comparative Analysis, in: Banber Matenadarani, Yerevan, 2016, vol. 23, pp. 231-245.
  • “Flight to Egypt. The Acts of Jesus in the Armenian "Gospel of the Infancy”, in: Journal of Armenian Studies, 2017, vol. 3, pp. 189-208.
  • “On the Classification of the Apocryphal writings”, in: Armenological Issues, 2018, №2, pp. 112-126.
  • “The Armenian Gospel of the Infancy in the Armenian Medieval Lists of Prohibited Books”, in: Banber Matenadarani №25, Yerevan, 2018, pp. 187-210.
  • “The Armenian Infancy Gospel in Arak’el Bałišec’i's Ode to the Annonciation", in: Banber Matenadarani, №27, Yerevan, 2019, pp. 402-430.
  • “The Armenian Gospel of the Infancy in the Armenian Medieval Cultural Milieu”, in: Herald of the Social Sciences, Yerevan, forthcoming.
  •  The Life of Judas”, coauthor with Hawk B., in: More New Testament Apocrypha, vol. 2, ed. by T. Burke and B. Landau, Michigan, forthcoming.
  • The Protoevangelium of James in the Context of the ‘Armenian Gospel of the Infancy’, in: Studies on Early Cdhristian Apocraphya, forthcoming.


Articles written for the Online Dictionary of the Armenian Biblical Society:

  • “The New Testament canon
  • “The Old Testament canon”
  • “Genres  of interpretation”
  • Deuterocanonical books
  • “The Virgin Mary's belt”.
  • The Star of Bethlehem”
  • Divine providence”
  • “Mary of  Magdala
  • "The Ptolomeans"
  • Entombment
  • The prophets
  • “Vulgate”
  • “Betrayal”
  • Canon
  • James
  • Virgin Mary
  • “The Hebrew”
  • “The Greeks”
  • “Ephesus”
  • “Vision”
  • Egypt”
  • Saul
  • Eve



  • Armenian Apocrypha
  • Armenian history and literature
  • Eastern Christianity
  • Christian Theology





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