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Yakob Karnec‘i
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Yakob Karnetsi, Hakob Karnetsi, Jacob d’Erzeroum

Date of Birth: 1618

Place of Birth: Karin, Erzerum

Date of Death: Unknown; after 1672

Place of Death: Unknown


Yakob Karnec‘i was born in Karin, Erzerum, and is believed to have spent most of his life in his native city. He was a priest and the son of a priest. He was also a historian who wrote a topography of ‘Upper’ Armenia (Tełagir Verin Hayots), concerning the province of Erzerum. His ot…

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Chesworth, John, “Yakob Karnec‘i”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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