Shimun XVII Abraham

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Mar
Shimun XVII Abraham
His Holiness
Church Assyrian Church of the East
Diocese Patriarchal Diocese of Qodshanis
See Apostolic See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon
Installed 1820
Term ended 1860
Predecessor Mar Shimun XVI Yohannan
Successor Shimun XVIII Rubil
Orders
Rank Catholicos-Patriarch
Personal details
Born Qodshanis, Hakkari
Died 1860
Qodshanis, Hakkari
Nationality Assyrian (Ottoman)
Denomination Christian, Assyrian Church of the East
Residence Qodshanis, Hakkari

Mar Shimun XVII Abraham (also Simon XVII Abraham or Auraham) was Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East from c. 1820 to c. 1860. He led the church from Qodshanis, (modern Konak, Hakkari) in southeastern Turkey.

He is buried in the Church of Mar Shalita in Turkey.

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Preceded by
Mar Shimun XVI Yohannan
Catholicos-Patriarch of the Church of the East
1820–1860
Succeeded by
Mar Shimun XVIII Rubil