Abraham I of Aghbatan
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[German Version]

was Armenian Catholicos from 607 to 610. His time saw the schism of the Georgian church from unity with the other Caucasian churches, the Armenian and the Albanian. While the Georgian Catholicos, Kyrion, joined with the Chalcedonians (Chalcedonian Definition), Abraham insisted on the positions of monophysitism.


F. Tournebize, DHGE I, 1912, 163

E. Boshof, ed., Bischöfe, Mönche und Kaiser, vol. IV, 1994

R.W. Thomson, A Bibliography of Classical Armenian Literature to 1500 AD, 1995.

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Hannick, Christian, “Abraham I of Aghbatan”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_00081>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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