Torzoretsi the last of the classical writers and fathers of the Armenian Church, studied under Parzerpetsi, became vastabed (priest and doctor), and retired to the monastery of Torzor. In 1281 he travelled through Armenia, and went on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. On his return he was made patriarch and head of the school of Hromgla. Soon after he retired to a monastery on Mt. Sebouh, and wrote his Treatise on Grammar. In 1284 he went to Tiflis, and gained great celebrity as a preacher. He died in 1326, leaving numerous other works, for which see Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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