Vardges Surenyants

The great Armenian painter Vardges Surenyants was one of the most beloved teachers of the Gevorgian Theological Seminary. Paintings with spiritual themes are a large and valuable part of his painting. In addition, Surenyants was one of the most learned theorists of the time. An intellectual, who had a huge impact on the artistic thinking of the time.

Hovhannes Hovhannisyan

The founder of new Armenian poetry, Hovhannes Hovhannisyan, has been closely connected with the Gevorgyan Seminary for almost his entire life. First, he was a seminary pupil and student, then a teacher. He is the longest-serving secular lecturer at the Seminary.

Komitas Vardapet

The Gevorkian Theological Seminary was the educational place where Komitas entered as an orphan who did not know Armenian, and graduated as an accomplished researcher and a unique musician. Komitas returned the Armenians its lost treasury of music, and proved to the world that Armenian music is unique, deeply valuable.

Artashes Abeghyan

Artashets Abeghyan, a graduate of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary, is a great scientist, translator, public and political figure. His role in changing the attitude of the Nazi German authorities towards the Armenians and the Armenian prisoners of war during the Second World War is undeniable. Attributing the Armenians to Jewish origin, the Hitlerites were going to treat the Armenians just as they treated the Jews. Artashes Abeghyan was able to prove with his numerous publications that Armenians are of Aryan origin, to save the lives of tens of thousands of Armenians.

Mkrtich Kheranyan

The priest's son Mkrtich Kheranyan considered the admission to the Gevorkian Theological Seminary the happiest and fateful moment of his life. He mastered the Armenian language so quickly and perfectly that he became a sought-after and beloved teacher. Kheranyan's books were consumed very quickly, became a film and a play, but the greatest achievement of his creative biography was the world translation of Grigor Narekatsi's poem "Book of Lamentation". The only one of the many translations that the Armenian Apostolic Church considered canonical and authorized the publication.

Avetik Isahakyan

Until the end of his life, even during the years of Soviet atheism and violence, Isahakyan did not cut ties with the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.  The Gevorkian Theological Seminary was decisive in the fate of the poet․ He wrote his first poems while studying here. He received the first word of praise and encouragement from the Seminary teacher, poet Hovhannes Hovhannisyan.

Makar Yekmalyan

First, a student of the seminary, then teacher Yekmalyan was the first to note down the Armenian church song, the hymn, the liturgy.  He polyphoned both the Armenian folk songs and the liturgy, which is still performed in the Armenian Apostolic Church.

The foundation of the Seminary. Catholicos George IV

The famous students and teachers of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The founder of the Seminary is George IV, Catholicos of Constantinople.