1450"s: Attended Armenian schools in Amatsia and Sebastia.
He wrote several works on medicine and science, some aimed at professional audiences and some at ordinary people. He travelled extensively. He died in Amasia or Bursa on December 8, 1496.
In Amirdovlat"s biography, Vardanyan gives the following chronology of his life:
Between 1420-1430: born in Amasia
Wandered as a travelling physician in Asia and Iran collecting plant samples
End of 1450s: Moved to Constantinople by sea.
Further studies of medicinal arts, natural sciences and philosophy. 1460s: Selected as a chief physician to Mehmed II, and received an honorary title of Chief Physician-Ophtalmologist.
Afterwards had 10 years of exile and wanderings around Balkan countries. 1470s: Returned to Constantinople, regained his position of a chief physician to Mehmed II, enjoying his confidence until the ruler"s death in 1481.
1480s: Returned to his motherland upon the invitation of the son of Mehmed II, Ahmed, who became a ruler of Armasia.
1490: Journeyed to the city of Bursa for treatment with mineral waters. 1496, December 8: Died in Amatsia (though other sources suggest Bursa).