Gregory Narekatzi, Saint

Gregory Narekatzi, Saint

▪ Armenian poet
also called Gregory Of Narek
born 951
died 1003, ; feast day February 27

      poet and theologian who is generally considered the first great Armenian (Armenian literature) poet and the principal literary figure in Armenia during the 10th century. He was renowned for his mystical poems and hymns, biblical commentaries, and sacred elegies. A major prose work was Commentary on the Song of Songs.

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