Athanasius II of Balad - ܐܬܢܐܣܝܘܣ ܕܬܪܝܢ ܒܠܕܝܐ (d. 687)

http://syriaca.org/person/109 This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors

Identity

“Translator, scholar, Patr. (684-87).” 1

Names:

  • ܐܬܢܐܣܝܘܣ ܕܬܪܝܢ ܒܠܕܝܐ4
  • Athanasius II of Balad
  • ܐܰܬܰܢܐܣܝܘܣ ܕܰܬܪܶܝܢ ܒܳܠܳܕܳܝܐ4
  • اثناسيوس الثاني البلدي3
  • Athanasios II of Balad
  • Athanasius II e Balad, Patriarcha7
  • Athanasius II of Baladh5
  • Athanasios II of Balad1
  • Athanasius II of Balad2

Confession

  • Syr. Orth. 1


Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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Dates

  • Death: 6871
  • Office: 684-687 1


Works Cited

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  • 1 M. P. Penn, "Athanasios II of Balad." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 46.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003), entry: 105, pp: 331.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 289.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 315.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Athanasius II of Baladh.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Anton Baumstark, Geschichte der syrischen Literatur mit Ausschluß der christlich-palästinensischen Texte (Bonn: A. Marcus und E. Webers Verlag Dr. jur. Albert Ahn, 1922), pp: 256-257.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 7 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta (Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 130.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient (: Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 83-84.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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Relationships

Athanasius II of Balad  Has literary connection to place (3)
Aleppo (settlement) - ܚܠܒ Names: Beroea"City in northern Syria and an important center of Christianity in the Middle East today as the seat of a total of nine bishoprics."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/18
Edessa (settlement) - ܐܘܪܗܝ Names: UrfaAdmeAntiochia KallirhoeUrhayA city of Mesopotamia , the capital of the ancient kingdom of Osrhoene , modern Urfa.URI: http://syriaca.org/place/78
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Athanasius II of Balad  Born at (1)
Balad (settlement) - ܒܠܕ Names: Aski MosulBalaṭEski Mosul"Balad Assyrian Balaṭ Syriac and Arabic Balad or Balaṭ and modern Aski Mosul Turkish for Old Mosul are names referring to a town..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/42
Athanasius II of Balad  Has relation to place (3)
Qenneshre (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܩܢܫܪܝܢ Names: QenneshrinQenneshrin MonasteryMonastery of Qenneshre"A W Syr monastery that in its heyday 6th 9th cent stood out as a center of Greek study in the Syriac speaking..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/230
Nisibis (settlement) - ܢܨܝܒܝܢ Names: NṣibinNusaybinṢobaNisibinṢōbā"City in Mesopotamia and important center of early Syriac Christianity."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/142
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How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Athanasius II of Balad — ܐܬܢܐܣܝܘܣ ܕܬܪܝܢ ܒܠܕܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/109.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Athanasius II of Balad — ܐܬܢܐܣܝܘܣ ܕܬܪܝܢ ܒܠܕܝܐ .” In A Guide to Syriac Authors, edited by David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. 2 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/109.

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Entry Title: Athanasius II of Balad — ܐܬܢܐܣܝܘܣ ܕܬܪܝܢ ܒܠܕܝܐ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson, editors, A Guide to Syriac Authors
  • James E. Walters, David A. Michelson, Thomas A. Carlson, Nathan P. Gibson, and Kristian Heal, entry contributors, “Athanasius II of Balad — ܐܬܢܐܣܝܘܣ ܕܬܪܝܢ ܒܠܕܝܐ

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  • Data from Macuch, Abuna, De Urbina, Duval, Assemani (vols. 1-2), Chabot, Wright, and Brock collected, verified, reconciled, and entered by Kristian Heal
  • German data entry by Samer Khader
  • Editing, document design, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Matching with viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with viaf.org records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic name entry by Jad Kaado
  • Normalization of GEDSH dates and entry matching with viaf.org records by Alex Vawter
  • Editorial oversight for GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry, and proofreading by Christopher Johnson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry and proofreading by the Syriac Research Group, University of Alabama
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts and addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH by Nathan P. Gibson

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