Abgar V of Edessa King of Osroene
Arabic: أبجر الخامس الرها
|Death:||Died in Osroene, Turkey|
|Managed by:||Douglas John Nimmo|
About Abgar V of Edessa King of Osroene
Abgar V or Abgarus V of Edessa (4 BC - AD 7 and AD 13 - 50) was a historical Syriac ruler of the Syriac kingdom of Osroene, holding his capital at Edessa. According to an ancient legend, he was converted to Christianity by Addai, one of the Seventy-two Disciples. According to Armenian historian Moses of Khorene he was Sanatruk's relative.