Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Simēon Lehats‘i
(472 words)

Simeon of Poland, Simēon of Zamość, Simēon dpir

Date of Birth: 1584

Place of Birth: Zamość, Poland

Date of Death: Unknown; possibly 1636

Place of Death: Unknown; possibly Lvov


The main source of information about the life of Simēon is his own untitled work, which is referred to as Ughegrutiwn (‘Travel accounts’). The original manuscript was used by the Armenian Mekhitarist (Catholic) Father N. Akinean, who found it i…

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Bournoutian, George, “Simēon Lehats‘i”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>

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