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Abraham III Kretats‘i
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Abraham Kretats‘i, Abraham of Crete, also known as Rodost‘ots‘i (from Rodosto) or Tekirdaghts‘i (from Tekirdagh)

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Crete

Date of Death: 18 April 1737

Place of Death: Echmiadzin


Few details are known about the life of Abraham Kretats‘i, other than that he was born in Crete to a Greek mother, and that he was prelate of the Armenians of Trakia (Thrace), i.e. Rodosto or…

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Bournoutian, George, “Abraham III Kretats‘i”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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