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The reputed author of a ‘History of the Armenians’. This gives an account of the conversion of Armenia and the life of St Gregory the Illuminator (q.v.), whom the author claims as a contemporary. ‘Agathangelos’ is a pseudonym of an Armenian Christian proclaiming to his countrymen the ‘good tidings’ of their conversion.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Christianity.

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