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Agathangelos (in Old Armenian: Ագաթանգեղոս Agatʿangełos, in Greek Ἀγαθάγγελος "bearer of good news" or angel, c. 5th century AD ) is the pseudonym of the author of a life of the first apostle of Armenia, Gregory the Illuminator, who died about 332.He claims to be a secretary of Tiridates III, King of Armenia in the early 4th century, but the life was not written before the 5th century. It purports to exhibit the deeds and discourses of Gregory, and has reached us in Armenian, Greek, Georgian, Syriac, Ethiopic, Latin and Arabic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agathangelos has received more than 38,954 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Agathangelos is the 2,215th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Agathangelos ranks 2,215 out of 5,794Before him are Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky, Amélie Nothomb, Fred Vargas, Ding Ling, Samad Vurgun, and Sergio Badilla Castillo. After him are Mirza Shafi Vazeh, Ippolita Maria Sforza, Karen Armstrong, Gisèle Halimi, Fritz Leiber, and Ariwara no Narihira.

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Among people born in 500, Agathangelos ranks 31Before him are Gildas, Sigobert the Lame, Godomar II, Kaleb of Axum, Ælle of Sussex, and Theodoric Strabo. After him are Peter the Patrician, Clotilde, Tato, Eutharic, Ardaric, and Vitalian. Among people deceased in 600, Agathangelos ranks 11Before him are Qasim ibn Muhammad, Sophia, Leander of Seville, Stephanus of Byzantium, Hrólfr Kraki, and Eutocius of Ascalon. After him are David the Invincible, Hesychius of Miletus, Theodorus Lector, and Aneirin.

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