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Step‘anos Lehats‘i
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Date of Birth: First decade of the 17th century

Place of Birth: Ilova (Lvov, Poland)

Date of Death: 1689

Place of Death: Ējmiatsin, Armenia


The life of Step‘anos Lehats‘i, the first translator of the Qur’an from the first Latin version into Armenian, spanned most of the 17th century, one of the most turbulent periods of Armenian history. This time also marked the awakening of national consciousness and the beginnin…

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Dadoyan, Seta B., “Step‘anos Lehats‘i”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <>

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