The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences

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Ignatius Afram Barsoum. The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences. Translated by Moosa, Matti. 2nd rev. ed. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003.

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Title: The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences

Author: Ignatius Afram Barsoum

Editor: Matti Moosa

Edition: 2nd rev. ed.

RespStmt: Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church of the Eastern United States

Publisher: Gorgias Press

Place of Publication: Piscataway, NJ

Date of Publication: 2003

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Aaron the MonkAaron the PersianAbaAbba PaulʿAbd al-Ghani al-MansuriʿAbd al-Masih b. Naʿima of HomsʿAbd al-Nur of AmidʿAbdishoʿ of QusurʿAbdullah II SattufʿAbdullah of BartelleAbraham II GharibAbraham NahshirtonoAbraham of AmidAbraham of MardinAbraham of NaphtarAbraham of Tel BesmeʿAbshmayyaAbu al-Hasan Ibn MahrumaAbu al-Wafa of Hesno d-KifoAbu al-Yasar
Abu al-YasarAbu Bishr Matta b. YunusAbu Ghalib, bishop of GihunAbu Nasr of BartelleAbu Saʿd of EdessaAdana ʿAdasiyya Addai of Beth SbirinoAdharbayjān AdiabeneAegyptus Afghanistan Ahai, catholicosAhiqaral-Aḥmadiyya AhudemmehAhudemmehAitalahaAitalaha of NinevehAitalaha the MonkAkhlat Aleppo Alexandria Alexius, the Man of GodĀlīnAmāsiyya Ambrose of MilanAmerica Amida AmmoniusAmmonius of AlexandriaAnab ʿĀnah Anatolia Ancyra Andrew of JerusalemAnḥil Anṣanā Antaradus AnthonyAntioch Antioch AntoniusAnton of TagritApamea AphrahatʿAqra Aqsarāy ʿArabān Arabi, metropolitan of SamosataArabia Arak ʿArban Arbela Arbo ʿArdnas Aristides of AthensAristotleArkaḥ Armalah, IsaacArmenia ʿArqa Arsamosata Arzun Assemani, Josephus SimoniusAssemani, Stephanus EvodiusAsunaAthanasius, bishop of AlexandriaAthanasius AslanAthanasius Denha, metropolitan of EdessaAthanasius I GamoloAthanasius II of BaladAthanasius of QlisuroAthanasius VIIAthanasius V Lazarus SalhoyoAthanos, malphonoAudo, TomaAwginʿAyn Dābā ʿAynwardo ʿAyn Zarba Āzakh ʿAziz of MidyatBāb Allah Bāb al-ʿAmūd Babowai, catholicosBādiya Badlis Baghdad al-Baḥrayn Bājabbāra Balad Balai, bishop of BalshBalikh Bālis Bālū Baqufa bar Bahlul, HasanBardaisanBarhadbshabba of Mor MatayBarid Bārimmān Barlaha, the asceticBarsaumaBarsoum, Ignatius AframBarsoum Maʿdanoyo, maphrian of the EastBarsoum Safi, GrigoriusBarṭelle Bārūmāna Bāṣikhrā Basila Basil Abu Ghalib Ibn al-SabouniBasil bar ShumoneBasil of Beth SbirinoBasil of CaesareaBasil of CiliciaBasil of SamosataBaṭnan Batrun Baṭyās Baumstark, AntonBaʿshīqa Bedjan, PaulBehnam HadloyoBeirut Bektaş Benjamin, metropolitan of EdessaBenjamin the MonkBenshemesh Berlin Beth Arsham Beth Botin Beth Debe Beth Garmai Beth Ḥur Beth Huzaye Beth Kiyūnā Beth Lapaṭ Bethlehem Beth Malka Beth Manʿem Beth Mar Yuḥanon of Beth Zagba Beth Naʿar Beth Qustan Beth Sbirino Beth Shahaq Beth Sheriye Beth Zabdai Beth Zagba Beth ʿArbaye Beth ʿArīf Bezona Birmingham Bīrqūm Birtha Black Mountain Black Sea Bostra Bote Braun, OskarBrooks, Ernest WalterBudge, Ernest Alfred WallisBud the PeriodeutesBurkitt, Francis CrawfordBʿeltan Caesarea Cairo Cambridge Cappadocia Cardahi, GabrielCaria Caspian Sea Ceriani, Antonio MariaCeyhan Chabot, Jean-BaptisteChalcedon Chicago China Chios Church of the Virgin Cilicia Circesium Claudia Cochin Constantine, bishop of EdessaConstantinople Cosmas, the priestCtesiphon Cureton, WilliamCyprus Cyriacus, metropolitan of of Tur ʿAbdinCyriacus, patriarch of AntiochCyriacus of AmidaCyriacus of TellaCyrillonaCyril of AlexandriaCyril of HahCyril of JerusalemCyril RizqCyrrhus Cyrus of BatnanCyzicus Dada of AmidDamascus Damasus of RomeDaniel bar HattabDaniel bar MaryamDaniel bar MosesDaniel of Beth BatinDaniel of MardinDaniel of SalahDara David bar PaulosDavid of GermaniceaDavid PuniqoyoDāwlū Dayr Abdūkūs Dayr Abū Ghālib Dayr al-Athārib Dayr al-Dawāʾir Dayr al-Markaba Dayr al-Muʿallaq Dayr al-Ṣalīb Dayr al-Ṣalīb Dayr al-Suryān Dayr al-Zaʿfarān Dayr al-Zor Dayr Fusqīn Dayr Hābīl Dayr ḤirbāzDayr Ibn JājīDayr Ilyā DayrkahDayr Kāsliyud Dayr Mar Atūnūs Dayro da-Kfartebno Dayro da-Knushyo Dayro da-Pgimto Dayro d-Arʿo Rabto Dayro da-Ṭlito Dayro da-Zkaryo Dayro d-Beth Botin Dayro d-Boʿut Dayro d-Liqin Dayro d-Madnḥoye Dayro d-Mariba Dayro d-Modiq Dayro d-Mor Abay Dayro d-Mor Abrohom Dayro d-Mor Isḥaq Dayro d-Mor Rumanos Dayro d-Mor Tumo Dayro d-Mor Yaʿqub Dayro d-Mor Yaʿqub Dayro d-Nardas Dayro d-Noṭpo Dayro d-Paʿnur Dayro d-Qadisho Shemʿun Dayro d-Qube Dayro d-Qurus Dayro d-Shiro Dayro d-Urhoye Dayro d-ʿAraboye Dayr Sarjīsiyya Dayr Sinun Dayr ʿArnīsh Defne de Lagarde, Paul AntonDenhaDenha I, maphrianDenha the PhilosopherDiodore of TarsusDionysios bar MawdyonoDionysios bar SalibiDionysios IIDionysios of Tel MahreDionysios Slibo, bishop of ClaudiaDionysius ThraxDioscorus Theodorus, metropolitan of Hisn ZiyadDiyār Muḍar Diyār Rabīʿa Dolabani, Philoxenos YuhanonDoliche Duhok Dunaysar Duval, Paul-RubensEdessaEgyptElijah, bishop of SinjarElijah IElijah of HarranElijah of KaysumElijah of NisibisElijah the MonkʿEmaʾusEmesa ʿEnanishoʿThe Enaton Ephesus EphremEpiphanius of SalamisErzincan Erzurum Eudochus of MeliteneEuphemia, the martyrEuphrates Europe Europos Eusebius of CaesareaEusebius of EmesaEusebius of SamosataEusebona Euthalius, the bishopEutychesEvagrius of PontusEzekiel II, metropolitan of MeliteneFānīr Fārīn Farzmān Fayrūza Faʾiq, NaʿʿumFifyāth Filasṭīn Florence Gabriel, RabbanGabriel of EdessaGaius GalenGangra Gargar Garshun the StrangerGawgal Gawikat Gaza Gazarta George, bishop of al-BsheriyyehGeorge, bishop of AzekhGeorge, bishop of the ArabsGeorge II, IgnatiusGeorge of Beth SbirinoGeorge of BʿeltanGeorgia Geshir Gharib of Beth ManʿemGhūṭa Gomel and Marga Greater Zab Gregorius bar HebraeusGregorius Jacob, maphrian of the EastGregorius John, bishop of Mor Matay MonasteryGregorius Joseph, metropolitan of JerusalemGregory NazianzenGregory of NyssaGregory the WonderworkerGubba Barraya Gubos Gubrin Guidi, IgnazioHabib b. 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Aaron the Persian - ܐܗܪܘܢ ܦܪܣܝܐ   A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, active 7th century) Names: Rabban Aaron the Persian Ahrun the Persian URI: http://syriaca.org/person/107
Aba - ܐܒܐ   A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, active ca. 400) Names: Aba Aba Mar Aba Àb(h)ā " Disciple of Ephrem , author, and biblical commentator. "URI: http://syriaca.org/person/308
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ʿAbd al-Ghani al-Mansuri - ܥܒܕܐܠܓܢܝ ܡܢܨܘܪܝܐ   A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, d. 1575) Names: ‛Abd al-Ghani al-Manṣuri ʿAbd al-Ghanī al-Manṣūrī Abd al-Ghanī al-Manṣūrī‘Abd al-Ghanī al-ManṣūrīAbd al-Ghani al-MansuriURI: http://syriaca.org/person/283

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