Shimun XVII Abraham

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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.


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