Gregory the Illuminator


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Gregory the Illuminator

 

(Gregory Partev). Born in the late third century; died in the early fourth century A .D. The apostle of Christianity among the Armenians. Gregory was the first catholicos and the founder of the Armenian apostolic church, sometimes called the Armenian-Gregorian Church.

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