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List of Classical Armenian writers

5th century
Mesrop Mashtots theologian
Movses Khorenatsi historian
Ghazar Parpetsi historian
Faustus of Byzantium historian
Agathangelos historian
Yeghishe historian
Koryun historian
Yeznik of Kolb theologian
Hovhan Mandakuni hymnographer
Mambre Vertsanogh author of treatise
Stepanos Syunetsi poet


6th century
David Anhaght philosopher Neo-Platonist
Atanas Taronatsi chronograph
Petros Syunetsi author of treatise
Abraham Mamikoneits historian


7th century
Sebeos author of treatise
Hovhan Mamikonyan author of treatise
Anania Shirakatsi geographer
Davtak Kertogh poet
Komitas Aghtsetsi author of religious poetry
Atanas Vardapet historian
Sahak Dzoraportsi author of religious poetry
Hovhan Mayrivanetsi author of treatise
Vrtanes Kertogh author of treatise
Grigor Grzik hymnographer
Ashot Bagratuni hymnographer


8th century
Ghevond historian
Stepanos Syunetsi hymnographer
Sahakduxt hymnographer
Khosrovidukht hymnographer
Hovhan Oznetsi author of treatise and hymnographer
Abraham Vanakan historian
Khosrovik Targmanich author of treatise


9th century
Tovma Artsruni historian
Hamam Areveltsi author of treatise and hymnographer
Aharon Vanandetsi historian
Stepanos Aparantsi hymnographer
Esayi Abu-Muse hymnographer
Anonymous Hymnographer hymnographer


10th century
Hovhanes Draskhanakertsi historian
Ukhtanes historian
Movses Kaghankatvatsi historian
Movses Daskhuranetsi historian
Pseudo Shapuh Bagratuni historian
Anonymous Artsuni historian
Anania Mokatsi author of treatise
Anania Narekatsi author of treatise


11th century
Grigor Narekatsi poet
Stepanos Taronatsi historian
Aristakes Lastivertsi historian
Mateos Urhaetsi historian
Grigor Magistros author
Hovhanes Sarkavag poet
Hakob Sanahnetsi historian
Anonymous Historian historian
Vardan Anetsi poet


12th century
Nerses Shnorhali poet
Nerses Lambronatsi poet
Mkhitar Gosh historian, author
Samuel Anetsi historian
Mkhitar Anetsi historian
Grigor Yerets historian
Vahram Rabuni historian
Vardan Haykazn poet
Grigor Tgha poet
Grigor Marashetsi poet
Khachatur poet


13th century
Kirakos Gandzaketsi historian
Stepanos Orbelyan historian
Smbat Sparapet historian
Mkhitar Ayrivanetsi historian
Enok Maghakia historian
Hovhanes Avagerets Lehatsi historian
Stepanos Episkopos historian
Vardan Areveltsi historian, author
Hovhanes Tavushetsi historian
Anonymous Historian historian
Frik poet
Vardan Aigektsi writer of fables
Kostandin Erznkatsi poet
Hovhannes Erznkatsi poet
Grigor Skevratsi poet, author of sermons
Hovanes Arkaeghbayr poet
Khachatur Kecharetsi poet


14th century
Grigor Tatevatsi philosopher and theologian
Hovhan Vorotnetsi philosopher and theologian
Hetum historian
Nerses Balients historian
Hovhanes Arjishetsi historian
Sebastatsi historian
Hohanes Tlkurantsi poet
Anonymous Syunetsi poet
Kirakos Erznkatsi poet


15th century
Tovma Metsopetsi historian
Anonymous Historian historian
Kirakos Banaser theologian
Mkrtich Naghash poet
Grigor Khlatetsi poet
Arakel Baghishetsi hymnographer
Grigor Artsketsi hymnographer
Hovhanes Manuk Khlatetsi gusan
Abraham Ankyurantsi hymnographer
Arakel Syunetsi hymnographer
Hakop Netrarents poet
Martiros Erznkatsi historian


16th century
Nahapet Kuchak poet
Hovanesik Tsaretsi historian
Andreas Evdokatsi historian
Grigoris Akhtamartsi poet
Hakop Tokhattsi hymnographer
Hovasap Sebastatsi poet
Martiros Kharasantsi poet
Minas Tokhattsi poet
Martiros Kharberdtsi hymnographer
Zakaria Gnunetsi hymnographer
Simeon Aparantsi historian and poet
Tadeos Sebastatsi poet
Karapet Baghishetsi hymnographer
Stepanos Tokhattsi poet
Vrtanes Srnketsi poet


17th century
Arakel Davrijetsi historian
Naghash Hovnatan poet
Zakaria Kanakertsi historian
Vardan Baghishetsi historian
David Baghishetsi historian
Avtustin Bejetsi historian
Hakob Grigorentsi historian
Zakaria Aguletsi historian
Grigor Daranaghtsi historian
Simeon Lehatsi historian
Stepanos Lehatsi historian
Eremia Chelebi Keomurchyan historian
Hovanes Kamentsi historian
Hakob Karnetsi historian
Khachatur Kafaetsi historian
Khachatur Yetovpatsi historian
Vardan Kafaetsi hymnographer
Martiros Ghrimetsi historian and hymnographer
Nerses Mokatsi hymnographer
David Saladzortsi hymnographer
Kosa Yerets poet
Hakob Artsketsi poet
Ghazar Sebastatsi poet
David Geghametsi poet
Martiros Kharberdtsi poet
Murad Khikar poet
Hovhannes Makvetsi poet
Parsam Taghasats poet
Simeon Kafaetsi poet
Khaspek Khachatur poet
Astvatsatur poet
Stepanos Dashtetsi poet
Khachgruz Kafaetsi historian and poet


18th century
Sayat-Nova poet
Mikayel Chamchian historian
Esai Hasan-Jalalyan historian
Abraham Yerevantsi historian
Simeon Yerevantsi historian
Abraham Kretatsi historian
Baghdasar Dpir poet
Tovmas Khojamalyan historian
Khachatur Jughaetsi historian
Grigor Oshakantsi poet
Hakob Naghash poet
Martiros de Arakel historian
Stepanos Yerets historian
Petros Kapantsi poet
Petros Nakhijevantsi poet
Sarkis Apuchekhtsi hymnographer