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Yovanisik Carec‘i
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Yovhannisik Carec‘i

Date of Birth: 1560

Place of Birth: Car, Upper Xač‘ēn

Date of Death: After 1621

Place of Death: Unknown


Yovanisik Carec‘i was born in Car near the town of Kelbajar in the current Republic of Karabagh. Becoming a monk at the local monastery of St Thaddeus, he studied under his paternal uncle Yovhannēs rabunapet (senior instructor at a monastic school), with whom some scholars have confused him because o…

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Cowe, Peter, “Yovanisik Carec‘i”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 09 July 2020 <>

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