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DORFMANN-LAZAREV Igor (ATER)

Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche
Département d’études moyens-orientales DEMO AMU

Contact : lazarev@soas.ac.uk

Membre du pôle Langues, littérature, linguistique

Parcours académique

2009 : Habilitation à diriger des recherches, École pratique des Hautes Études (Sorbonne), Department of Historical and Philological Sciences, Paris.

2002 : Doctorat, École pratique des Hautes Études (Sorbonne), Department of Historical and Philological Sciences, Paris. Mention : très honorable avec les félicitations du jury.

Fonctions antérieures

2019 – 2020 : Researcher at the Centre for Advanced Studies ‘Beyond Canon’, University of Regensburg. Member of research group in the framework of the project ‘Beyond Canon : Heterotopies of Religious Authority in Late Antique Christianity’.

2016 – 2019 : Researcher at the Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, Historisches Seminar, Department of Ancient History. Member of research group in the framework of the project ‘Polyphony of Late Antique Christianity’ (Leibniz Gemeinschaft).

2013 – 2015 : Visiting Professor in the History of Eastern Christianity at the Boğaziçi Üniversitesi (Bosporus University), Istanbul, Department of History.

2010 ‒ 2012 : Research Fellow of the A. von Humboldt Foundation at the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle – Wittenberg, Orientalisches Institut, Seminar Christlicher Orient und Byzanz.

2009 ‒ 2012 : Senior Lecturer in Armenian History and Civilisation at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East.

2008 – 2009 : Researcher at the Istituto per le ricerche di storia sociale e religiosa, Vicenza (Italy). Member of research group in the framework of the project ‘Religion and Society of Kazakhstan. Religious Institutions and Practices in the Formation of a Cultural Identity’.

2008 – 2009 : Lecturer in History of Byzantine Theology at the Università Sant Anselmo, Faculty of Theology, Rome.

2006 ‒ 2008 : Lecturer in Greek and Oriental Patristics at Durham University, Department of Theology and Religion.

2004 ‒ 2006 : Invited lecturer (Maître de conférences invité) in Late Antique and Mediæval History at the Université Paul-Valéry of Montpellier, Faculty of History.

2004 ‒ 2006 : Lecturer in Hebrew Language and Literature at the Università Tor Vergata of Rome, Faculty of Humanities.

2003 – 2004 : Lecturer in Patristics at the Institut de théologie orthodoxe Saint-Serge, Paris.

2001 ‒ 2004 : Lecturer in Hebrew Language and Literature at the Università La Sapienza of Rome, Faculty of Oriental Studies.

2001 ‒ 2003 : Lecturer in Ancient Armenian in the Summer schools (Lyon and Digne) of the Académie de Langues Anciennes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) of France.

Bourses et prix reçus

2020 : Fellowship of the Research Centre for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED), Koç Üniversitesi, Istanbul. Research project : ‘Apocrypha and the Construction of Cultural Consciousness of Islamicate Societies’.

2015 : Grant of the A. von Humboldt Foundation (‘Alumni programme’), Bonn. Research project : ‘The primæval humanity and the messianic ideas in Armenian apocrypha and visual arts’. Academic host : Professor Jost Gippert, Frankfurt University, Institut für Empirische Sprachwissenschaft.

2012 ‒ 2015 : ‘Research Fellowship for Very Experienced Researchers’, in the framework of ‘Co-Funded Brain Circulation Scheme’ inaugurated by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (EU) and by the Turkish Council for Scientific and Technological Research (TÜBİTAK). Research project : ‘Transmission of Gnostic and Docetic Traditions in the Middle Ages among Eastern Christians and Muslims : A Study of Armenian Apocryphal Literature in a Broad Perspective’. Academic host : Professor Oya Pancaroğlu, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi (Bosporus University), Istanbul.

2009 ‒ 2011 (extended) : ‘Research Fellowship for experienced researchers’ awarded by A. von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn. Research project : ‘Reception and Elaboration of the Infancy Apocrypha in Byzantium, Armenia, Syria and Slavic world in the context of the hagiography of Neo-martyrs’. Academic host : Professor Jürgen Tubach, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle – Wittenberg.

2008 : Grant from the Knights of Vardan Fund and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) for a research project on Stephen of Siwnik̔ (c.685–735) and his activity in Byzantium during the reign of Bardanes Philippikos (711–713).

2007 : ‘Prix Charles et Marguerite Diehl’, awarded by the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres for an outstanding monograph in Byzantine studies, for Arméniens et Byzantins à l’époque de Photius (based on my PhD thesis).

Organisation et directions de rencontres académiques

Organisation and direction of the International Conference Sharing Myths, Texts and Sanctuaries in the South Caucasus : Apocryphal Themes in Literatures, Arts and Cults from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages, University of Regensburg, 25–27 February 2020 Funded by the DFG-Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the home institutions of several participants. the proceeding of the conference will be published by Peeters Publishers.

26–29.03.2018 : Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, and Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften, Bad Homburg. Organisation and direction of the International Conference The Role of Esoteric and Apocryphal Sources in the Development of Christian and Jewish Traditions, with the participation of thirty scholars representing Universities of eleven nations. Funded by the Leibniz Gemeinschaft and the home institutions of several participants. The proceedings : Apocryphal and Esoteric Sources in the Development of Christianity and Judaism : The Eastern Mediterranean, the Near East, and Beyond (in the series ‘Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity’), ed. I. Dorfmann-Lazarev, postscript by H. Leppin, Leiden : Brill (290 000 words) ; approved by peer-reviewers, will be published at the beginning of 2021.

2016 : Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main. Contribution to the organisation of the International Conference Images of the Good Christian Ruler in the Mediterranean and the Near East (4th–10th Centuries), directed by Hartmut Leppin.

2015 : Organisation of the first exploratory colloquy of representatives of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon) with the representatives of the Boğaziçi University (Istanbul) in view of designing a programme of Armenian Studies at the Department of History of the Boğaziçi University.

February 2009 ‒ February 2012 : SOAS, University of London. Organisation of the series of seminars Armenian-Turkish Encounters, in collaboration with George Dedes.

Communications

Colloques internationaux

2020 : Paper ‘The Armenian-Kurdish Contacts in the Kur Valley According to Dawit̔ of Ganjak (Alawkay Ordi), ca. 1065–1139’, read at the International Conference Sharing Myths, Texts and Sanctuaries in the South Caucasus : Apocryphal Themes in Literatures, Arts and Cults from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages, University of Regensburg.

2018 : Introductory lecture ‘The Historian’s Craft and Temporal Bridges in Apocrypha and in Early Christian Art’, read at the International Conference The Role of Esoteric and Apocryphal Sources in the Development of Christian and Jewish Traditions, in the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften, Bad Homburg.

2017 : Seminar ‘Esoteric Visitors to the Cave of the Nativity in Armenian Apocryphal Sources’, at the International Conference Apocryphal Stories of Jesus’s Birth : the Protevangelium of James and Related Texts, Universität Innsbruck, Department of Biblical Studies and Historical Theology.

2017 : Paper ‘Armenian-Syrian Council of Mantzikert, 726’, at the International Conference Konziliare Entscheidungsfindung in Spätantike und frühem Mittelalter (6.–Mitte 9. Jh.), Max-Plank-Institut, Frankfurt.

2017 : Lecture ‘Melchizedek as a Bridge Between Human Origins and Christ’s Nativity According to Armenian Extra-Canonical Sources’, at the International Symposium Von der Historienbibel zur Weltchronik. Die byzantinisch-slavische Palæa/Paleja, A. Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg, Greifswald.

2017 : Lecture ‘The Messiah as the Ancient of Days and the Concealment of Messiah in Armenian Apocryphal Sources’, at the International Symposium in Memory of Alois Grillmeier, Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt am Main.

2017 : Round Table Discussion ‘Christianity in the Islamic World : Achievements and Prospects of Research’, at the International Mediæval Congress, University of Leeds.

2016 : Paper ‘The Idea of Kingship in the Iconography of the Palatine Church at Ałtʽamar’, presented at the International Conference Images of the Good Christian Ruler in the Mediterranean and the Near East (4th–10th Centuries), Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main.

2015 : Paper ‘Eznik of Kołb : Divine Transcendence and Human Free Will in the Fifth-Century Armenia’, conducted at the International Conference Methodius von Olympus : Forschungsstand und -perspektiven, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena.

2014 : Paper ‘Gagik Arcruni, un roi théologien : enquête sur sa « Lettre concernant la foi »’, presented at the International Colloquium Le onzième centenaire d’Ałtʽamar : politique, art et spiritualité au royaume du Vaspurakan, Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres (Fondation S. et C. del Duca ) and Institut d’Études Avancées, Paris.

2014 : Seminar ‘Whom did the Magi find in the Cave of the Nativity ? Inquiry into the Armenian Lord’s Infancy and Cognate Sources’, conducted at the 69th General Meeting (main session) of the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS), Szeged, Hungary.

2014 : Seminar ‘Redemption of Eve : Inquiry into Armenian Apocrypha and Palæo-Christian Iconography’, conducted at the International Conference Other Side : Apocryphal Perspectives on Ancient Christian Orthodoxies, University of Notre Dame, London Centre.

2014 : Paper ‘Memory of Adam and Eve in the Armenian Lord’s Infancy and the Mosaic of the Triumphal Arch in the Church of St Mary Major in Rome’, read at the Fourth International Colloquium on Jewish and Christian Apocryphal Literatures ‘The Life of Adam and Eve and Adamic Traditions’, Universities of Lausanne and Geneva.

2013 : Seminar ‘The Cave of the Nativity Revisited : Memory of the Primæval Beings in the Armenian Lord’s Infancy and Cognate Sources’, conducted at the Sixth International East-West Symposium of the Society for New Testament Studies, University of Belgrade.

2010 : Paper ‘When Was Eve Delivered from Hades ? An Inquiry into the Armenian Apocryphal Gospel of Infancy’, read at the International Colloquium Sehnsucht nach Hölle. Höllen-und Unterweltsvorstellungen in Orient und Okzident, Leucorea Foundation, Wittenberg.

2009 : Paper ‘Stephen of Siwnik̔ (ca.680–735) and the Re-Defining of Armenian Orthodoxy under Islamic Rule’, read at the International Mediæval Congress, University of Leeds.

2006 : Paper ‘Stephen of Siwnik̔ (680 ?–735) : Reception and Rejection of the Greek Fathers in Eighth-century Armenia’, read at The 21st International Congress of Byzantine Studies, London.

2005 : Paper ‘Linguaggio cristologico di Gregorio di Narek’, read at the International Symposium San Gregorio di Narek : Teologo e mistico, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome.

2005 : Seminar ‘Identités religieuses et identités ethniques dans les rapports entre les Arméniens et les Byzantins à l’époque des premiers Bagratides’, conducted in the framework of the International Conference Discours identitaires proto-nationaux dans les cultures chrétiennes : Moyen-Âge – XVIIe siècle, Centre d’Histoire moderne et contemporaine, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier.

2003 : Paper ‘Traditions manuscrites syriaque et arménienne de l’Histoire d’Eusèbe’, read at the International Colloquium La Chronique de Jean Malalas : genèse et transmission, Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme, Aix-en-Provence.

2003 : Paper ‘Sayat-Nova (1712–1795) : hortus conclusus di un menestrello del Caucaso’, read at the International Conference Passioni d’Oriente : eros ed emozioni nelle civiltà asiatiche, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Università ‘La Sapienza’, Rome.

2002 : Paper ‘The Conception of Orthodoxy in the Controversy between Photius of Constantinople and Isaac Surnamed Mŕut’, read at the XXXVI Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies : Was Byzantium Orthodox ?, Durham University.

1999 : Paper ‘Patriarch Photius and the East : Theology and Politics at the Council of Shirakawan, 862’, read at the XXXIII Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies : Eastern Approaches to Byzantium, Warwick University.

1999 : Paper ‘The Royal Road and the Via Media at the Armeno-Syro-Byzantine Council of Shirakawan, 862’, read at the International Symposium Armenians in Jerusalem and the Holy Land, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Séminaires et conférences

2019 : Seminar addressed to MA and PhD students : ‘Adamo come proto-Noè nel programma iconografico della chiesa palatina di Ałt҅amar (915–921)’, at the Quinto Seminario sull’Arte Armena, Dipartimento di Studi sull’Asia e sull’Africa Mediterranea, Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia.

2018 : Seminar addressed to MA and PhD students : ‘Armenian Political Theology at the End of the First Millennium : Apocrypha, Art and Homiletics’, at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, American University of Armenia, Yerevan.

2018 : Seminar ‘Apocryphal Traditions in the Newly-Edited Armenian Corpus of Homilies Attributed to Epiphanius of Salamis’, conducted in the framework of the Leibnitz project Polyphony of Late Antique Christianities. Historisches Seminar, Department of Ancient History, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main.

2018 : Cycle of lectures addressed to PhD students : ‘Armenian Christian Tradition from the Origins to the Council of Mantzikert (726)’ ; ‘The Iconographic Programme of the Church at Ałtʽamar (915–21) and Armenian Political Theology’ ; ‘Esoteric Visitors to the Cave of the Nativity According to Armenian Apocryphal Sources’, at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Catholic University of Leuven.

2016 : Paper ‘Changing Colours and Forms : Theophany in the Armenian Script of the Lord’s Infancy’, presented at the opening colloquium of the Leibnitz project Polyphony of Late Antique Christianities. Historisches Seminar, Department of Ancient History, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main.

2015 : Seminar addressed to PhD students : ‘Armenian Language Between Orality and Writing. Introduction to the formation of Armenian culture’, conducted at the Institut für Empirische Sprachwissenschaft, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main.

2011 : Series of seminars ‘Armenian Phonetics and History of Armenian Writing’ addressed to the students of Ottoman Turkish, at the Ottoman and Turkish International Summer School of the Universities of Harvard and Koç, Istanbul ; Cunda, Ayvalık (Turkey).

2011 : Seminar ‘Stephen of Siwnik̔ (c.685 – 735) and the Development of Armenian Theology under Arab Domination’, conducted in the framework of the cycle of seminars Alexander-Böhlig-Gedächtnis-Vorlesung. Seminar für christlichen Orient und Byzanz, Orientalisches Institut, Martin-Lüther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.

2011 : Seminar ‘Eve’s Destiny in the Light of the Apocrypha of Adam and Eve and the Armenian Account of Jesus’s Infancy’, conducted at the invitation of the Alttestamentliche Sozietät, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.

2011 : Series of seminars ‘Yovhannēs Ōjnec̔i (fl. 717–728) and his Contemporaries’ : guided reading and commentary of Armenian theological texts, addressed to PhD students, at the Orientalisches Institut, Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle-Wittenberg.

2011 : Seminar ‘Stephen of Siwnik̔ (c.685 – 735) : Re-defining Armenian Orthodoxy under Islamic Rule’, presented in the series of colloquia of the Centre for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Central European University, Budapest.

2010 : Paper ‘Armenology in the Context of Near Eastern Studies in the Twentieth Century : Armenian Christian Tradition and the Studies of the Christian Near East’, presented at the opening session of the international exploratory workshop The Caucasus and Byzantium from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages, Centre for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Central European University, Budapest.

2008 : Seminar ‘L’apocryphe arménien d’« Enfance du Seigneur » : ses sources et son rôle dans la rédaction des hagiographies arméniennes’, conducted at the invitation of the Association pour l’étude de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne, dir. J.-D. Kaestli, Institut romand des sciences bibliques, University of Lausanne.

2008 : Seminar ‘Stephen of Siwnik̔ (c.680 – 735) : Interpretation of the Greek Fathers in Armenia under Arab Domination’, conducted in the framework of the cycle of seminars Professor Albert Van Roey Leerstoel, dir. P. Van Deun, Faculty of Humanities, Catholic University of Leuven.

2006 : Seminar ‘Between Antioch, Constantinople and Alexandria : The Development of Armenian Christological Vocabulary Between the Fifth and the Eleventh Century’, conducted at the invitation of The Oxford Seminar of Armenian Studies, dir. Th. van Lint, The Oriental Institute, Oxford University.

2005 : Seminar ‘Hagiographie arménienne tardo-médiévale’, conducted in the framework of the series of seminars La souffrance et la mort : sources, représentations et pratiques dans les religions de l’Antiquité à l’époque moderne. Centre d’Études et de Recherches sur les Civilisations de l’Antiquité Méditerranéenne, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier.

2005 : Seminar ‘Exégèse patristique dans la littérature arménienne médiévale’, conducted in the framework of the series of seminars Transmission des textes religieux dans le monde méditerranéen. Centre d’Études et de Recherches sur les Civilisations de l’Antiquité Méditerranéenne, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier.

2004 : Seminar ‘Le lieu de l’œuvre de Grégoire de Nazianze dans la polémique arméno-byzantine’, conducted in the framework of the series of seminars Grégoire de Nazianze. Institut Orientaliste, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve.

2003 : Seminar ‘Nonno di Nisibi (ca.795 – ca.865) nella storiografia siriaca e armena’, conducted in the framework of the cycle of seminars Christian Hagiography, dirr. S. Boesch Gaiano and F. Scorza Barcellona, Universities ‘Tor Vergata’ and Roma-III, Rome.

2003 : Seminar ‘Correspondance ecclésiastique arméno-byzantine (VIIIe–IXe ss.)’, in the series of seminars ‘Historiographie byzantine’, dir. G. Dorival, conducted at the invitation of the Centre ‘Textes et documents de la Méditerranée antique et médiévale’, Université de Provence, Aix-en-Provence.

1999 / 2000 : Series of lectures ‘Introduction into the History and Doctrine of the non-Chalcedonian Churches, V-VIII cc.’, read at the Divinity School, University of Cambridge.

Publications (sélection)

Monographies

Christ in Armenian Tradition : Doctrine, Apocrypha, Art (Sixth–Tenth Centuries), The Journal of Eastern Christian Studies, monographic issue, (Leuven : Peeters, 2016).

Arméniens et Byzantins à l’époque de Photius : deux débats théologiques après le Triomphe de l’orthodoxie (Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 609 ; Subsidia 117), (Leuven : Peeters, 2004).

Articles publiés dans des périodiques et séries à comité de lecture

‘Kingship and Hospitality in the Iconography of the Palatine Church at Ałtʽamar’, in : Rivista di Storia e Letteratura Religiosa 52/3 (2016) ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΑ e ΙΕΡΩΣΥΝΗ. Studi in memoria di Gilbert Dagron, pp. 479–516 ; 15 plates.

‘The Cave of the Nativity Revisited : Memory of the Primæval Beings in the Armenian Lord’s Infancy and Cognate Sources’ (edited texts and critical study), in : Travaux et Mémoires ; vol. 18 (2014) Mélanges Jean-Pierre Mahé ; eds. A. Mardirossian, A. Ouzounian and C. Zuckerman], pp. 285‒334.

‘Rückkehr zur Geburtsgrotte. Eine Untersuchung des armenischen Berichts über die Kindheit des Herrn’, in : Theologie der Gegenwart 56/1 (2013), pp. 30‒43.

‘Studies of Armenian Christian Tradition in the Twentieth Century’, in : Annual of Medieval Studies at Central European University 18 (2012), pp. 137‒152.

‘« Manto terrestre dell’immagine solare » : Note sul linguaggio cristologico di Gregorio di Narek’, in : Orientalia Christiana Analecta 275 (2006) Saint Grégoire de Narek : théologien et mystique, eds. J.-P. Mahé and B. L. Zekiyan], pp. 113–138.

‘Sayat-Nova (c.1712–1795) : hortus conclusus di un menestrello del Caucaso’, in : Revue des Études Arméniennes 29 (2003-2004), pp. 89–98.

‘Ասորական քրիստոնեական մշակույթը և միաբնակ եկեղեցիների ծագումը’ Syriac Christian Culture and Formation of the non-Chalcedonian Churches, in : Lraber hasarakakan gitut̔yunneri, The Journal of Social Studies (Yerevan), 2004/2, pp. 84–92.

‘La « Pâque d’Égypte » et la « Pâque de Jérusalem » : l’herméneutique de l’Exode dans les traditions chrétienne et rabbinique selon I. Y. Yuval’, in : Istina 48/4 (2003), pp. 359–373.

Contributions aux ouvrages collectifs à comité de lecture

‘Adam in the Church at Ałtʽamar (915–921) and in a Pseudepigraphal Homily on Genesis : the Creator’s Companion, a King and a Herald of the Things to Come’, in : Von der Historienbibel zur Weltchronik. Studien zur Paleja-Literatur (Greifswalder Theologische Forschungen ; 31), ed. Ch. Böttrich et al. (Leipzig : Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2020), pp. 306-332.

‘Eve, Melchizedek and the Magi in the Cave of the Nativity According to the Armenian Corpus of Homilies Attributed to Epiphanius of Salamis’ (critical study and annotated texts), in : The Protevangelium of James (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha ; 16), eds. J. N. Bremmer et al. (Leuven : Peeters, 2020), pp. 264–311.

‘The Messiah Hidden in the Depths of the Sea : Reminiscences of 4 Ezra in the Armenian Script of the Lord’s Infancy’, in : Figures of Ezra (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha ; 13), eds. J. N. Bremmer, V. Hirschberger and T. Nicklas, (Leuven : Peeters, 2018), pp. 79–96.

‘Возвращение в рождественскую пещеру : Память первозданного человечества в армянском Писании о детстве Господнем и в родственных источниках’, in : Miscellanea Orientalia Christiana / Восточнохристианское разнообразие, eds. N. N. Seleznev and Yu. N. Aržanov, (Moscow, Russian State University for the Humanities, Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies / Bochum, Ruhr Universität, Seminar für Orientalistik und Islamwissenschaft, 2014), pp. 149‒184.

‘Travels and Studies of Stephen of Siwnik̔ (c.685–735) : Redefining Armenian Orthodoxy Under Islamic Rule’, in : Heresy and the Making of European Culture. Medieval and Modern Perspectives, eds. A. P. Roach and J. R. Simpson (Farnham : Ashgate, 2013), pp. 355‒381.

‘La risposta di Giacomo di Nisibi ad Aristace’ (annotated translation), in : Afraate, Le esposizioni (Testi del Vicino Oriente antico), vol. I, ed. G. Lenzi (Brescia : Paideia, 2012), pp. 65–66.

‘La transmission de l’apocryphe de l’Enfance de Jésus en Arménie’, in : Jesus in apokryphen Evangelienüberlieferungen. Beiträge zu außerkanonischen Jesusüberlieferungen aus verschiedenen Sprach- und Kulturtraditionen (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament ; 254), eds. J. Frey and J. Schröter (Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck, 2010), pp. 557–582.

‘Chiese non-calcedonesi’, in : Dizionario del sapere storico-religioso del Novecento, ed. A. Melloni (Bologna : Il Mulino, 2010), pp. 515–534.

‘L’Ermete armeno : un catechismo. Ermete il Tre-volte-grande ad Asclepio « Definizioni »’ (annotated translation, introduction, lexicon), in : La rivelazione segreta di Ermete Trismegisto (Foundation ‘Lorenzo Valla’ ; Scrittori Greci e Latini), ed. P. Scarpi, vol. I, (Milan : A. Mondadori, 2009), pp. 3–23, 393–406.

‘Silence, Intellect and Discourse in the Quest for the True Teaching : Reflections on Hermes Trismegistos’s « Definitions »’, in : Encounter between Eastern Orthodoxy and Radical Orthodoxy : Transfiguring the World through the Word, eds. A. Pabst and Ch. Schneider, (Farnham : Ashgate, 2009), pp. 176–184.

‘Exploration of the Kazakh Steppes and Semireč’e in Russia from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century’, in : Kazakhstan : Religions and Society in the History of Central Eurasia, eds. G. L. Bonora, N. Pianciola and P. Sartori, (Turin : U. Allemandi, 2009), pp. 179–198.

‘Beyond Empire I : Eastern Christianities from the Persian to the Turkish Conquest, 604-1071’, in : Cambridge History of Christianity, vol. 3 (Early Medieval Christianities), eds. J. M. H. Smith and T. F. X. Noble, (Cambridge : University Press, 2008), pp. 65–85, 658‒665.

‘Nazionalismo e religione nella dinamica del Genocidio degli armeni (1915–1916)’, in : Il crimine dei crimini. Stermini di massa nel Novecento, eds. F. Berti and F. Cortese, (Milan : Franco Angeli Edizioni, 2008), pp. 64–84.

‘The Apostolic Foundation Stone : the Conception of Orthodoxy in the Controversy between Photius of Constantinople and Isaac Surnamed Mŕut (882)’, in : Byzantine Orthodoxies, eds. A. Louth and A. Casiday, (Aldershot : Ashgate, 2006), pp. 179–198.

Contributions to the Catalogue of Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Mediterranean Area From the 11th to the 15th Century, eds. E. Guidoboni and A. Comastri, (Rome : Istituto nazionale di geofisica e vulcanologia, 2005), passim.

‘The Royal Road and the Via Media at the Armeno-Syro-Byzantine Council of Shirakawan, 862/3’, in : The Armenians in Jerusalem and the Holy Land (Hebrew University Armenian Studies ; 4), eds. M. E. Stone and R. Ervine, (Leuven : Peeters, 2002), pp. 61–79.

Sous presse

‘Concerning Four Kings From the Land of “Deep Ravines, Dense Forests and Dark Thickets”’, in : The Good Christian Ruler in the First Millennium : Views from the Mediterranean World and Neighbouring Regions (Millennium Studien), eds. H. Leppin et al. (Berlin : De Gruyter, 2020), 45 pages.

‘Introduction’, in : Apocryphal and Esoteric Sources in the Development of Christianity and Judaism : Eastern Mediterranean, Near East and Beyond.

‘The Historian’s Craft and Temporal Bridges in Apocrypha and in Early Christian Art. Para-Biblical Sources in the Light of Marc Bloch’s Œuvre’, in : Apocryphal and Esoteric Sources in the Development of Christianity and Judaism : Eastern Mediterranean, Near East and Beyond.

‘Ադամը, (Նոյը) և թագաւորութեան գաղափարը Աղթամարի եկեղեցու պատկերային ծրագրում’ Adam, (Noah) and the Idea of Kingship in the Iconographic Programme of the Church at Ałtʽamar, in : Արևելյան Աղբյուրագիտություն, vol. 2 (Yerevan : Matenadaran, 2020).

Articles dans encyclopédies et dictionnaires

‘Armenian Alphabet’, ‘Caucasian (or Caspian) Albania’, ‘Gagik (Xač̔ik-Gagik) Arcruni’, ‘Gregory of Narek (Grigor Narekac̔i)’, ‘Stephen of Siwnik̔ (Step̔anos Siwnec̔i)’, in : The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, fourth edition, ed. A. Louth, (Oxford : Oxford University Press), in print.

‘Armenian Literature’, ‘Armenian Monasteries’, ‘Armenian Patristics’, in : Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Christian East, ed. E. G. Farrugia, (Rome : Pontifical Oriental Institute, 20152), pp. 200‒208.

‘Christianity in Armenia’, ‘Genocide of Armenians’, ‘Gregory the Illuminator’, ‘Mesrop Mashtots’, ‘Moses of Khoren’, ‘Nersês Shnorhali’, in : The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity, ed. D. Patte, (Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010), pp. 73–74, 484, 777, 842, 861.

‘Ասորի ուղղափառ եկեղեցի’ [Syrian Orthodox Church], in : K̔ristonya Hayastan. Hanragitaran [Christian Armenia : Encyclopædic Dictionary], eds. K. Khudaverdyan, M. Hasratyan and Sh. Adjemian, (Yerevan : Armenian Encyclopædia Press, 2002), pp. 85–88.

Armenian martyrologies from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century : ‘Amenawag di Derjan’, ‘Barunak di Amid’, ‘Gabriele di Galata’, ‘Giovanni di Xlat̔’, ‘Gregorio Cerenc̔’ di Xlat‘’, ‘Gregorio di Karin’, ‘Gregorio III Pahlawuni’, ‘Isacco di Tabriz’, ‘Melchisedec e Karapet di Van’, ‘Mirak̔ di Tabriz’, ‘Paronloys di Teodosia’, ‘Sayat-Nova’, ‘Stefano Vardapet, Pietro di Xizan, Stefano di Sorb’, ‘Yimar di Van’, in : Enciclopedia dei santi : le chiese orientali (Biblioteca Sanctorum Orientalium), eds. J.-N. Canellas et al., (Rome : Città Nuova, 1998‒1999), vol. I, coll. 135, 369, 951–952, 1126–1127 ; vol. II, coll. 82, 85, 134–135, 246–247, 477, 538, 788–789, 943–944, 1115, 1359–1360.

Traduction scientifique et rédaction

Translation from Armenian and editing of : Zh. Khachatrian, ‘Artaxata, Capitale dell’Armenia antica, II s. a.C. – IV s. d.C.’, in : Ai piedi dell’Ararat : Artaxata e l’Armenia ellenistico-romana, ed. A. Invernizzi, (Florence : Le lettere, 1998), pp. 95–158.

Recensions

‘Robert W. Thomson, Nerses of Lambron. Commentary on the Revelation of Saint John’ (comprehensive review), in : Le Muséon 122/1-2 (2009), pp. 231–236.

‘A. M. Bruni, Теологос : древнеславянские кодексы Слов Григория Назианзина и их византийские прототипы (I codici slavi antichi delle Orazioni di Gregorio di Nazianzo e i loro prototipi bizantini)’ (review), in : Le Muséon 118/3-4 (2005), pp. 401–402.

‘Le génocide des Arméniens dans l’Empire ottoman’ (comprehensive review of : L’actualité du Génocide des Arméniens [actes du colloque organisé à l’Université Paris-Sorbonne en avril 1998], Créteil : Édipol 1999), in : Istina 46/1 (2001), pp. 32–48.

Édition

The editing of : Apocryphal and Esoteric Sources in the Development of Christianity and Judaism : The Eastern Mediterranean, the Near East, and Beyond (in the series ‘Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity’), ed. I. Dorfmann-Lazarev, postscript by H. Leppin, Leiden : Brill (290 000 words) ; proceedings of an international conference, March 2018 ; approved by peer-reviewers ; to be published at the beginning of 2021.