Other Forms FormsGarabet, Garabed / Karbis, Karo or Garbis, Garo (diminutives)
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 3/5/2019
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Karapet is a pre-Christian Armenian mythological character usually represented as a glittering long-haired thunder-god with a purple crown and a cross.Since Early Christianity he has been identified with John the Baptist and Karapet is often called 'Holy Herald' and 'The Forerunner'.