Bilo (or Pilo)
Bilo (Or Pilo)
an Armenian historian, was born at Dirag, in Armenia, in 643. He studied successfully theology and history, and distinguished himself among the scholars of his country, and obtained the friendship of Nerseh, governor- general of Armenia, to whom he gave useful counsel in the administration of the affairs of state. He died in 711. He wrote a translation of the Ecclesiastical History of Socrates into Armenian, and a History of the Patriarchs of Armenia. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.