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 Patmut‘iwn of Kat‘oghikos Abraham Kretats‘i
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Patmagrut‘iwn anc‘ic‘n iwroy ew Natr-Sahin Parsic‘

‘The chronicle of Abraham of Crete’

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

Date: 1737

Original Language: Armenian


The Patmutʻiwn of Katʻoghikos Abraham Kretatsʻi is a primary source for the events that occurred from April 1734 to November 1736 in the south Caucasus with the arrival of Nādir Khan (Ṭahmāsp Quli Khan; r. 1736-47), later Nādir Shah Afshār.


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Bournoutian, George, “ Patmut‘iwn of Kat‘oghikos Abraham Kretats‘i”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>

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