Saint Nerses the Great

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Educated at Cappadocia. Married a princess of the Mamikonian family. Father of Saint Isaac the Great. Catholicos in 353. When some of his proposed reforms displeased King Arshak III, Nerses was exiled until recalled in 369 by King Pap – who murdered him by poisoning 4 years later.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Nerses the Great“. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 November 2014. Web. 19 December 2014. <>