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Nerses (I)

(ca. 310–ca. 373). “The Great.” 6th catholicos* of Armenian Ch.; b. probably Vagarshapat, near Echmiadzin, Cappadocia (Armenian SSR); tried to reform the ch.; founded hosps. and orphanages; poisoned for censuring the immorality of the king.

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