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Chadzi Pandelis (Dimitri) Agelasto[1, 2]

Male Bef 1743 - Aft 1746  (4 years)

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  • Name Pandelis (Dimitri) Agelasto 
    Title Chadzi  
    Birth Bef 1743  Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1746 
    • Mentioned in the documents of the Evangelical School of Smyrna in 1743, 1764 by Zolotas. He and his wife pay at the Moundon Monastery to have their names included, along with that of Ioannis Agelasto in the Friday evening and Saturday morning memorial sermons (Codex of Monastery of Moundon, about 1746).
    • Argenti gives him the title "Chadzi". Chatzi derives from the arab word hajj, which means the pilgrimage to Mecca. The Christians´pilgrimage was not to Mecca, of course, but to the Holy Places in Palestine. For an orthodox Greek it was, in former times, a great honor to be able to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Places and, to make things perfect, to be baptized in the Jordan River, like Jesus. This made him then a Chatzi and he was so proud of it that he added this term to his name. Some put it in front of their Christian name ("Chatzi Dimitri Agelasto"), others combined it with their surname. Even in our days there are countless Greeks with surnames of the sort "Chatzikonstantinou", "Chatziapostolou" etc. (George Agelasto)
    Person ID I5  Agelasto
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2015 

    Father Chadzi Dimitri (unknown) Agelasto 
    Mother [Agelasto] 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria [Agelasto] 
    +1. Michael (Pandelis) Agelasto
    +2. Dimitri (Pandelis) Agelasto,   b. Bef 1787   d. Bef 1829 (Age 42 years)
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2007 

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  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Philip P. Argenti, Argenti 1955, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Agelasto family tree, number 5.

    2. [S2] Georgios Zolotas, Zolotas' History of Chios, (PD Sakellarios, 1928, Athens.), 262.

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