Abgar V of Edessa King of Osroene

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أبجر الخامس الرها

Arabic: أبجر الخامس الرها, ملك الرها
Birthplace: Osroene, Turkey
Death: Died in Osroene, Turkey
Immediate Family:

Son of Mannos III Safalou, King of Osrhoene and Augustina
Husband of Shalmath of Osrhoene
Father of Mannos VI, King of Osrhoene
Brother of King Mannos IV of Osrhoene

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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.

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Abgar V of Edessa King of Osroene's Timeline

Osroene, Turkey
Age 10
15 CE, (Osrhoene), Osroene, Turkey
Age 45
Osroene, Turkey
(Osrhoene), Osroene, Turkey