Ephrem, Patriarch of Armenia
Ephrem, Patriarch Of Armenia was born at Sis in 1734. The objects of his study were poetry, eloquence, theology, history, and chronology. The pope appointed him bishop in partibus, on account of his talent and of the influence which he possessed with the united Armenians. After the death of his brother, Gabriel, in 1771, he was raised to the, patriarchal see of Sis, and died in 1784, leaving, Explanation of the Psalms of David: — Collection of Sacred and Profane Poetry: — A Poem on Genesis: — Rules of Armenian Versification: — Collection of Letters, both in prose and in verse: — Chronological History of the Armenian Patriarchs of Cilicia. See Hoefer; Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.