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Meaning & History

Hellenized form of the Persian name Narseh, which was derived from Avestan NAIRYOSANGHA. This name was borne by a Byzantine general of Armenian descent who helped restore Italy to the Roman Empire during the reign of Justinian I in the 6th century.
Other Languages & CulturesNerses Armenian Nairyosangha Persian Mythology
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute