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Simon Azarʾin
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Savva Leontʾev syn Azarʾin

Date of Birth: End of the 16th or beginning of the 17th century

Place of Birth: Russia

Date of Death: 1665

Place of Death: Trinity-Sergius monastery, Russia


Savva Leontʾev syn Azarʾin (nicknamed Bulat) came from a service family. In 1624, he took monastic vows under the name of Simon in the Trinity-Sergius monastery near Moscow, one of the richest and most influential monas…

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Grishin, Evgeny, “Simon Azarʾin”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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