Vardan Areveltsi

Historian, Deceased Person

1198 – 1271

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Who was Vardan Areveltsi?

Vardan Areveltsi was a thirteenth-century Armenian historian, geographer, philosopher and translator. In addition to establishing numerous schools and monasteries, he also left behind a rich contribution to Armenian literature. He is well known for writing Havakumn Patmutsyun, one of the first ever attempts to write a history of the world by an Armenian historian.

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Born
1198
Gandzak, Armenia
Religion
  • Armenian Apostolic Church
Nationality
  • Armenia
Profession
Died
1271
Khor Virap

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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