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Catholicos Anton I
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Tʻeimuraz Bagrationi

Date of Birth: 17 October 1720

Place of Birth: Tʻelavi

Date of Death: 1 March 1788

Place of Death: Tbilisi

Biography

Catholicos Anton I, born Tʻeimuraz Bagrationi, is regarded as both a church and state figure. He was catholicos of Eastern Georgia in 1744-55 and 1763-88, and also a writer, scholar and public figure. He was the son of King Iese of Kʻartʻli (r. 1714-17) and his moth…

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Kuchukhidze, Gocha, “Catholicos Anton I”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_30911>



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